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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants
what can cause teeth to strat crumbling?
Any number of things: -Decay (cavities) -Erosion (can be due to gastric reflux or bulemia) -Poor bite (edges of teeth hit where they shouldn't) -History of radiation therapy -Not enough teeth to chew with (a decreased number of teeth can't do all that work) -Hereditary syndromes (amelogenesis imperfecta, dentinogenesis imperfecta)
Julie A Holloway, DDS, MS, FACP
Associate Professor of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University