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Erosion: Definition, Aetiology & Management

Erosion: Definition, Aetiology & Management

Erosion: Definition, Aetiology & Management Definition: Progressive loss of hard dental tissues by a chemical process without bacterial or mechanical action. Aetiology : Regurgitation and dietary erosion are recognized aetiological factors. The acidic nature of many foodstuffs or drinks can cause erosion of the dental hard tissues. If a patient suffers from gastrointestinal problems then […]

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Attrition: Definition, Aetiology & Management

Attrition: Definition, Aetiology & Management

 Attrition: Definition, Aetiology & Management Definition: Loss of tooth substance or of a restoration as a result of occlusal or approximal contact between opposing or adjacent teeth. Aetiology :This type of wear results in the loss of tooth tissue at contacting surfaces. Over a period of time slight wear might be expected at approximal contact […]

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