Online Event | 09:00-16:00 UAE Timezone (GST) 25-26 Nov 2023

CAPP November Dental Livestream

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Age and tooth wear – Are they related?

Date: 25 November 2023 | Time: 13:00-14:00 (GST) | Location: Online Event


The talk will overview the causes of tooth wear, particularly erosion. Then it will look at the evidence to establish if aging is related to erosive tooth wear. The epidemiology suggests that populations experience more wear with increasing age. But the evidence for individuals is less certain. Finally, the talk will review how dentists and DCPs can reduce the risk for erosive tooth wear for your patients and delay or avoid restorations. The talk will not explore restorations for tooth wear but will use examples to illustrate how challenging they can be.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the causes of tooth wear, with a focus on erosion.
  • Learn how to use the BEWE tool to screen patients for reducing progression.
  • Explore steps to take when diagnosing tooth wear, including: a. Strategies for prevention b. Implementing diet control c. Understanding the complexity of restorations.
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