abfraction

 
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2013
2013
Abfraction or Theory of Abfraction is a theory explaining the non-carious cervical lesions (NCCL). It suggests that they are… (More)
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2009
2009
The theory of abfraction suggests that tooth flexure arising from occlusal loads causes the formation and progression of… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that eccentric occlusal forces may be an etiologic factor for abfraction lesions. It has also… (More)
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2008
2008
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM It is unclear whether subjects who report tooth clenching and/or grinding have more noticeable clinical… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Tooth wear is the result of three processes: abrasion (wear produced by interaction between teeth and other materials), attrition… (More)
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2004
2004
Many workers have suggested that abfraction lesion formation is caused by the physical overloading of enamel. However, an… (More)
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2003
2003
Abfraction lesions are angular, wedge-shaped defects found at the cervical region of teeth and are caused by mechanical… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVES To determine the proportion of non-carious cervical lesions (NCCL) that were either abrasion or abfraction like and to… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
A new classification for noncarious dental lesions has evolved from the dental literature. The name given to these lesions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Due to the stresses resulting from biomechanical loading forces exerted on the teeth (static, as in swallowing and clenching or… (More)
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