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Ultra-conservative approach to the treatment of erosive and abrasive lesions by Colon & Lussi

The therapeutic management of tooth wear lesions does not require the removal of diseased tissue. Nevertheless, diverse etiological factors may be associated with the condition and they could be difficult to eliminate; this has to be considered when planning therapy.... Continue Reading →

British Society for Restorative Dentistry Tooth Wear guidelines

The BSRD have published guidelines on tooth wear which we as a profession will be managing indefinitely and more commonly as patients live longer and retain their teeth. Adolescants drinking more energy drinks, the stressed grinding more often and so... Continue Reading →

The Dahl Concept-A short video

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Assessment and Treatment Planning of the Tooth Wear Patient

The aim of this series of four articles on tooth wear management is to provide the reader with the necessary information in order to be able to successfully manage cases of tooth wear, regardless of the cause, severity and location... Continue Reading →

Non carious tooth surface loss assessment of risk by Kaidonis British Dental Journal 2012

Non-carious tooth surface loss or tooth wear is becoming an increasingly significant factor affecting the long-term health of the dentition. The adverse effects of tooth wear are becoming increasingly apparent both in young persons and, as more people retain their... Continue Reading →

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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