Assessment of the amount of tooth wear on dental casts and intra-oral photographs.

@article{Wetselaar2016AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the amount of tooth wear on dental casts and intra-oral photographs.},
  author={Peter Wetselaar and Miranda J M Wetselaar-Glas and Michail Koutris and Corine Mirjam Visscher and Frank Lobbezoo},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 8},
  pages={615-20}
}
Tooth wear is a multifactorial condition, leading to the loss of dental hard tissues. Many grading scales are available to assess the amount of tooth wear, one of which is the tooth wear evaluation system (TWES). A grading scale can be used chairside, on casts and on photographs. The aim was to test whether the grading scales of the TWES, used on casts and on photographs, resulted in comparable scores. In addition, it was tested whether these scales can be used to assess tooth wear reliably on… CONTINUE READING