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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Diagnosis and Management of Dental Erosion

Beatrice K. Gaindara, Edmond L. Truelove

Citation Information : Gaindara BK, Truelove EL. Diagnosis and Management of Dental Erosion. J Contemp Dent Pract 1999; 1 (1):11-27.

DOI: 10.5005/jcdp-1-1-11

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-1999

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 1999; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Early recognition of dental erosion is important to prevent serious irreversible damage to the dentition. This requires awareness of the clinical appearance of erosion compared to other forms of tooth wear. An understanding of the etiologies and risk factors for erosion is also important. These form the basis of a diagnostic protocol and management strategy that addresses the multifactorial nature of tooth wear. The primary dental care team has the expertise and the responsibility to provide this care for their patients with erosion.


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