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Related to dental erosion: dental abrasion
the chemical or mechanochemical destruction of tooth material that causes variously shaped depressions, generally at the cementoenamel junctions of teeth. The surfaces of these depressions, unlike those of dental caries, are hard and smooth. See also erosion.
The wearing away of the surface layer (enamel) of a tooth.See: abrasion; attrition; bruxism
See also: erosion