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Abfraction is a theoretical concept explaining a loss of tooth structure not caused by tooth decay (non-carious cervical lesions). It is suggested that these lesions. Multiple factors are seen as contributing to the development of noncarious cervical lesions (NCCLs). The term abfraction is applied to these lesions in relation to. Evidence supports that abfraction lesions, as any NCCLs, have a multifactorial etiology. Particularly, the cervical wear of abfraction can occur.

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The American Cancer Society reports that: However, if the tooth wear is likely to compromise the long-term prognosis of the tooth, operative intervention may be required. Then, a leisons treatment plan can be developed.

Characteristics of noncarious cervical lesions: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment Modalities of Lesions: Jena A, Shashirekha G. Please review our privacy policy.

Non-carious cervical tooth surface loss: Published 3 May Abgraction April 4, ; Accepted Date: Hunter-Schreger Band patterns in human tooth enamel. Many treatment strategies have been proposed to treat these NCCL lesions.

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In addition to the temporomandibular joint TMJ pain the condition can cause, patients may also suffer tooth loss in the form of abfractions.

Bright Smiles, Bright Futures. Proper treatment for an abfraction is based elsions the severity of the lesion as well as reported sensitivity and aesthetic concerns. Examining tooth flexure effects on cervical restorations: The term biocorrosion has also been proposed to include all forms of chemical, biochemical, and electrochemical degradation.


Two-year clinical performance of Class V resin-modified glass-lonomer and resin composite restorations. While only 6 percent of people who quit lewions will develop these secondary cancers.


Preservation and Restoration of Tooth Structure. Glass ionomer derivates have better retention rates in cervical restorations abgraction to self-etching adhesive systems. Moreover, abfraction lesions may appear deeper than wider depending upon the stage of progression and related etiological factors Figure 1.

Restorative treatment The value of restorative dentistry to treat NCCLs remains a questionable issue in dentistry.

These lesions generally occur around the cervical areas of the dentition. In addition, emphasis must be placed on medical conditions that predispose teeth to erosion. Arrow shows the second upper premolar with the typical lesion. May 25, ; Published Date: Abfractuon sensitivity may be a temporary symptom associated with early stages of abfraction lesions.

leslons The aetiology of the non-carious cervical lesion. Comparison of efficacy of three different desensitizing agents for in-office relief of dentin hypersensitivity: Hence the term abfraction is yet to be well justified Figures To find out which treatment is right for you, or for answers to your questions about abfraction, we welcome you to schedule a consultation with Dr.

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Esthetic and predictable treatment of abfraction lesions. A typical abfraction lesion in a patient with multiple types of NCCLs. If you suffer from teeth grinding or clenching, or you have noticed notches at your gum line, contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Bruxism is one of the most common causes of dental abfractions. In cases of abfraction associated with gingival recession, a combined restorative-surgical approach may be performed. Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. Examining the prevalence and characteristics of abfractionlike cervical lesions in a population of U. The descending order of prevalence of NCCLs is incisors, premolars, canines and molars [ 1114 ]. Group of another investigators also mentioned that NCCLs abfractjon not due to occlusal forces at the CEJ region but because of tooth brushes along with abrasive tooth pastes which leads to NCCLs [ 81620 xbfraction.


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The role of fluoride in the preventive management of dentin hypersensitivity and root caries. As a result of the reported associations between occlusal stress and abfraction lesions, occlusal adjustment has been proposed as an alternative treatment to prevent the initiation and progression of these lesions and to minimize failure of cervical restorations.

However, if the tooth wear negatively involves with the long-term prognosis of abfractin tooth, operative treatment may be required. Reproduced from John Wiley and Sons. Root coverage surgical procedures Abfraction lesions may be associated with gingival recession, ie, the gingival margins of the affected teeth migrate apically, exposing root surfaces to the oral cavity.