tooth wear


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tooth wear

(tūth wār)
Loss of tooth structure due to friction or abrasion).
See: wear
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Erosive tooth wear affects as many as 30 per cent of adults in Europe and can make teeth become far more prone to sensitivity.
Key Words: Non Carious Tooth Wear, Attrition, Abrasion, Erosion, Non Carious Cervical Lesion (NCCL).
It can be easily observed that the kurtosis, total loudness, spectral centroid and sharpness of the noise increase gradually as the gear tooth wear increases.
Gear tooth wear in sintered spur gears under dry running conditions" Wear, 265: 81-87.
Assessments of lion tooth wear among tooth types (Schaller 1972, Smuts et al.
fornicata use their radula to grab mucus ropes produced by suspension feeding rather than grazing, the tooth wear and rate of tooth shedding may decrease.
Tooth wear is a complex process that depends on the type of diet, hard matter (waste) ingestion, masticatory pattern, tooth size, relationship between the oclusal surfaces of antagonist teeth, dental structure and possibly behavior (KILIC et al.
Recent evidence, however, suggests both animal condition and tooth wear influence gut fill (Veiberg et al.
While tooth wear can tell us with great accuracy how old a bear is, it can only give us some general clues about humans.
Dental erosion is an issue of growing concern in developed countries, and it is often only detected clinically after extensive tooth wear has occurred," says Dr Sarbin Ranjitkar, corresponding author of a paper on tooth enamel erosion published in the Journal of Dentistry.
Dr Sarbin Ranjitkar, said that in developed countries, dental erosion has been an issue of growing concern, and it was often only detected clinically after extensive tooth wear has occurred but such erosion could lead to a lifetime of compromised dental health that might require complex and extensive rehabilitation but it could also be prevented with minimal intervention.