Pathological or physiological erosion—is there a relationship to age?

  title={Pathological or physiological erosion—is there a relationship to age?},
  author={D. Bartlett and C. Dugmore},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
  pages={27 - 31}
  • D. Bartlett, C. Dugmore
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Oral Investigations
  • This conventional literature review discusses whether pathological tooth wear is age dependant. It briefly reviews the components of tooth wear and the prevalence of tooth wear in children, adolescents and adults. The emphasis on terminology relating to tooth wear varies. In some countries, the role of erosion is considered the most important, whereas others consider the process to be a combination of erosion, attrition and abrasion often with one being more dominant. The importance of tooth… CONTINUE READING

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