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Awareness and treatment decisions on tooth wear among dentists: a global perspective

Date: 19 November 2022 | Time: 10:00 - 10:45 (GST) | Location: Online Event


Tooth wear is a multifactorial irreversible loss of dental hard tissues, as a result of a combination of mechanical and chemical processes not involving bacterial acids. Tooth wear is not a new phenomenon; however, due to the changes in lifestyle and dietary habits, it is becoming more prevalent in both developed and developing countries. However, the diagnosis, classification and management seem to be a challenge for the dental profession in everyday practice.

Therefore, in this presentation, awareness, experience and preferred treatment strategies concerning tooth wear among dental health professionals will be explored and challenges in clinical decision-making will also be presented.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand  the causes and risk factors for tooth wear.
  • Understand the impact of life style factors on the prevalence of tooth wear.
  • Know the current state of knowledge and treatment approaches by dentists regarding tooth wear in different parts of the world.
  • Understand the challenges faced by dentists in clinical decisions concerning treatment of tooth wear.
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