The anatomy of non-carious cervical lesions

  title={The anatomy of non-carious cervical lesions},
  author={Clemens Walter and Ed Kress and Hermann Goetz and Kevin Taylor and In{\'e}s Willershausen and Antonios Zampelis},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
The term “non-carious cervical lesion” (NCCL) describes a dental hard tissue defect of unknown origin. Two very distinct variations are known: wedge-shaped and saucer-shaped lesions. Reasons for occurrence of two forms might include different contributing factors. Forty-two teeth, 19 wedge-shaped and 23 saucer-shaped lesions, were analysed by light and confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) to investigate presence of calculus and organic matter, surface structure of the lesion, borders of… CONTINUE READING
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