Seven signs and symptoms of occlusal disease: the key to an easy diagnosis.

  • J W Ruiz
  • Published 2009 in Dentistry today


Occlusal disease (OD) is a far more destructive disease than most people realize. Dr. Peter Dawson considers OD the main cause of tooth loss.1 If we accept that statement, it would mean that OD is more destructive than caries and periodontal disease! Historically dentists are very good at diagnosing caries, and are getting better at diagnosing periodontal… (More)

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