"Tooth Abrasion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The pathologic wearing away of the tooth substance by brushing, bruxism, clenching, and other mechanical causes. It is differentiated from TOOTH ATTRITION in that this type of wearing away is the result of tooth-to-tooth contact, as in mastication, occurring only on the occlusal, incisal, and proximal surfaces. It differs also from TOOTH EROSION, the progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth by chemical processes not involving bacterial action. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p2)
- Tooth Abrasion
- Abrasion, Tooth
- Abrasion, Dental
- Dental Abrasion
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tooth Abrasion" by people in Profiles.
Sneed WD. Noncarious cervical lesions: why on the facial? A theory. J Esthet Restor Dent. 2011 Aug; 23(4):197-200.