Causes of dental erosion: Intrinsic factors

Taís Scaramucci, Joana C. Carvalho, Anderson Hara, Domenick Zero

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Abstract

The consequences of the severe wear caused by intrinsic erosion, in addition to the high cost and complexity of the treatment to restore severely worn dentition, support the importance of early diagnosis and implementation of preventive/therapeutic measures. Dental professionals must be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease, as well as all the conditions that may lead to the presence of gastric juice in the mouth, so they can make the referral to the appropriate medical specialist. In this chapter, the main clinical conditions associated with intrinsic erosion are presented and its clinical signs and symptoms discussed from a clinical perspective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDental Erosion and Its Clinical Management
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages35-67
Number of pages33
ISBN (Print)9783319139937, 9783319139920
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 28 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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