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They wear it well

The amount of tooth wear seen among our patients is currently considerably greater than in the past due to the fact that more people are now retaining their natural teeth into old age. Tooth wear is caused by three phenomena: erosion, attrition and abrasion. Anna Middleton reports

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Debunking dental myths

Patients are full of interesting information gleaned from the internet. Here, dental therapist Melonie Prebble wades through the good, the bad and the alarming to offer some guidance on what to say when confronted with those questionable ‘facts’