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Abfraction: separating fact from fiction

Non-carious cervical lesions involve loss of hard tissue and, in some instances, restorative material at the cervical third of the crown and subjacent root surface, through processes unrelated to caries. These non-carious processes may include abrasion, corrosion and possibly abfraction, acting alone or in combination.

Mental health and oral health-distant association or inextricably linked ?

Mental health problems are on the increase, and have of late become quite topical within the NHS through recent funding pledges by the Health Secretary.¬† The increase in prevalence of these issues are taking place in the young and adolescents... Continue Reading →

Erosive tooth surface loss-a short film

A group of European experts in tooth wear have released a consensus statement on the management of the condition. The abstract can be found¬†here. The guideline defines physiological vs pathological tooth wear and provides guidance in the diagnosis, treatment planning... Continue Reading →

Contemporary Issues in the provision of Restorative Dentistry

Contemporary issues in the provision of Restorative Dentistry At the current time there are many challenges associated with managing the need for restorative dentistry at all levels within the NHS. This is a multifactorial problem from training, funding, increased need,... Continue Reading →

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