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Tooth erosion in detail - Etiology and clinical appearance - A review

Mayya Koleva, Slavcho Dimitrov, Maya Doychinova


Dental erosion is the loss of dental hard tissue by a chemical process not involving bacteria. This form of tooth wear has multifactorial etiology and is induced by various acids from extrinsic or intrinsic sources. Dental erosion in its first stages is dificult to diagnose but has some typical features that the clinician should look for. The progression of the disease can lead to serious problems with both the oral and the overall health status of the individual.

Considering the irreversible nature of the tooth surface loss by erosion, preventive measures are extremely important.


зъбна ерозия, зъбно износване, слюнчен поток, ендогенни кислеини, екзогенни киселини, хранителни разстройства

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