By Adrian Lussi
The multifactorial etiological trend of erosive teeth put on is emphasised and is a strand connecting different chapters of the ebook. Definition, prognosis, incidence, prevalence and chemistry of dental erosion are mentioned within the first a part of the booklet. additional, subject matters like extrinsic and intrinsic explanations of dental erosion are lined and a bankruptcy is dedicated to dental erosion in childrens. tools of evaluation are offered and severely evaluated. The ebook concludes with subject matters on dentinal hypersensitive reaction, probability overview and preventive measures and restorative techniques for erosive lesions. This book is not just hugely steered to college individuals, researchers and dental scholars, butalso to practitioners and different dental execs who're devoted to the prevention and therapy of dental erosion.
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In severe cases the whole occlusal Diagnosis of Erosive Tooth Wear 33 Fig. 1. Facial erosive tooth wear. Note the intact enamel along the gingival margin and the silky-glazed appearance of the tooth. Age of patient: 28 years. Known etiological factors: acidic drinks, gastroesophageal reflux. Fig. 2. Facial erosive tooth wear. No intact enamel along the gingival margin, but a silky-glazed appearance of the surface. Age of patient: 35 years. Known etiological factors: acidic fruits (lemon, orange) and fresh squeezed lemon and orange juice.
Known etiological factors: lemon slices under the lip, fruit juices. Ganss/Lussi 34 Fig. 4. Occlusal erosive tooth wear. Note rounding of the cusps and grooves. Age of patient: 29 years. 5-l acidic sports drinks per day. Fig. 5. Occlusal erosive tooth wear. Age of patient: 29 years (same patient as in fig. 4). The signs of erosive tooth wear are more pronounced. 5-l acidic sports drinks per day. morphology disappears (figs. 4–7). Erosive lesions have to be distinguished from attrition. They are often flat and have glossy areas with distinct margins and corresponding features at the antagonistic teeth.
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