The Ageing Smile

What is tooth wear?

Tooth wear also called 'Occlusal Disease' is one of the most prevalent dental problems of the modern age. This is defined as the loss of dental hard tissue(mainly enamel) caused by factors other than tooth decay or trauma. As we age the amount of wear increases on our teeth and thus...
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Canine Tooth Guidance

Our canine teeth play an essential role in guiding our jaws side to side to prevent excessive wear and fracturing of our other teeth. Molars are very strong in the up-and down biting movement during everyday eating and chewing, but NOT with lateral(side to side) movements. The tips of our...
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The Tooth Wear Consultation

Tooth wear is a complex issue in dentistry and involves normally a detailed consultation. This first consultation takes about 45-60 minutes where we determine the type of tooth wear and different causes in order to finally make a diagnosis. This diagnosis is crucial and helps us to set...
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Treatment for tooth wear

Due to the effect of tooth wear, some degree of enamel loss is always present. We follow the concept of minimally invasive treatment which means we preserve as much of your tooth structure as possible and aim to just adding 'enamel' back to the tooth. In essence you have...
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