Epidemiology and risk factors of wedge-shaped defects in a Swiss population.

@article{Lussi1993EpidemiologyAR,
  title={Epidemiology and risk factors of wedge-shaped defects in a Swiss population.},
  author={Adrian Lussi and Markus Schaffner and Peter Hotz and Peter Suter},
  journal={Schweizer Monatsschrift fur Zahnmedizin = Revue mensuelle suisse d'odonto-stomatologie = Rivista mensile svizzera di odontologia e stomatologia},
  year={1993},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={276-80}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of wedge-shaped abrasion defects in the teeth of an adult Swiss population. 980 letters explaining the study were sent to randomly selected subjects. 391 persons (40%) belonging to two age groups (26-30 and 46-50 years) were checked for frequency and severity of wedge-shaped lesions on all buccal tooth surfaces. Furthermore patients were asked about dietary and prophylactic habits as well as other factors possibly relevant to this study… CONTINUE READING

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