Category: Denture Terms

Abrasion 0

Abrasion

Abrasion is the wearing away of a substance or structure (such as the skin or the teeth) through some unusual or abnormal mechanical process. Abrasion is an abnormal wearing away of the tooth substance...

Abfraction 0

Abfraction

Abfraction is the pathologic loss of hard tooth substance caused by biomechanical loading forces. Such loss is thought to be due to flexure and chemical fatigue degradation of enamel and/or dentin at some location...

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