Toothwear and the older patient

F M Burke, Gerald McKenna

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Toothwear is commonly observed in dentate older patients and may be physiological or pathological in nature. Toothwear can be caused by abrasion, attrition, erosion or a combination of aetiologies. Where treatment is required, a number of options exist, including the use of adhesive materials and fixed and removable prosthodontics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-7
Number of pages4
JournalSouth African Dental Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - May 2011


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