The role of the diet in tooth wear

@article{OToole2018TheRO,
  title={The role of the diet in tooth wear},
  author={S. O’Toole and F. Mullan},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2018},
  volume={224},
  pages={379-383}
}
  • S. O’Toole, F. Mullan
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • BDJ
  • An acidic diet has been associated with erosive tooth wear. However, some people who consume dietary acids develop erosive tooth wear and some do not. This review paper provides an overview of the risk factors of dietary acid consumption which increase the likelihood of developing severe erosive tooth wear. Increased frequency of dietary acid consumption, particularly between meals appears to be the predominant risk factor. However, habitually drinking acidic drinks by sipping them slowly or… CONTINUE READING
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