Published on Feb 10, 2015 and last reviewed on Sep 07, 2018 - 2 min read
Dental erosion is the wearing away of the tooth structure by acids. This article discusses in detail the causes and management of dental erosion.
What is Dental Erosion?
Difference Between Erosion, Abrasion and Attrition:
Prevalence and Incidence of Tooth Erosion:
High prevalence is observed in children and high incidence is seen in adolescents.
What Causes Erosion?
Changes in the Tooth Structure caused by Erosion:
How to Prevent Dental Erosion?
Treatment for Eroded Teeth:
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