DENTAL EROSION

Margaret J. Fehrenbach, RDH, MS

Course Contents:

Instructions

Objectives

Introduction

Demineralization

Risk Assessment for Dental Erosion

Multifactorial Etiology of Toothwear

Assessment of Dental Erosion

General Dental Management of Dental Erosion

Conclusion

Author Profile

Trademarks
Bibliography
Test Questions
Answer Sheet
Course Evaluation

 

Course Objectives:

Due to an increased in noted prevalence, dental erosion is a growing concern for our dental patients. Explanation of risk factors and prevention and treatment strategies for reducing its occurrence is an important part of overall patient care.

After completing this course the participant should be able to:

Define tooth erosion
 
Describe the etiology of dental erosion
 
Perform a risk assessment of patients for dental erosion
 
Educate patients on their risk for dental erosion
 
Recommend strategies to prevent and manage dental erosion

 


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