publication . Article . 2014

Tooth wear

R.J.M. Knevel; J.E.C. van der Woord;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Glasnik Antropoloskog drustva Srbije (issn: 1820-7936, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science (CEON/CEES)
Tooth wear is the loss of dental hard tissue that was not caused by decay and represents a common clinical problem of modern man. In the etiology of dental hard tissue lesions there are three dominant mechanisms that may act synergistically or separately:friction (friction), which is caused by abrasion of exogenous, or attrition of endogenous origin, chemical dissolution of dental hard tissues caused by erosion, occlusal stress created by compression and flexion and tension that leads to tooth abfraction and microfracture. Wear of tooth surfaces due to the presence of microscopic imperfections of tooth surfaces is clinically manifested as sanding veneers. Tribol...
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseasesstomatognathic system
free text keywords: tooth wear, erosion, abrasion, attrition, abfraction, prevention, therapy, lcsh:Anthropology, lcsh:GN1-890
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