The Complexities of Erosive Tooth Wear

Properties of human enamel have been vastly explored from embryological, biomechanical, and functional viewpoints. Enamel, the hardest tissue in the body, is designed to withstand damage like no other biological construct.1 The incredible fatigue- and wear-resistant structure of human enamel is an evolutionary adaptation largely credited to the changes in the diet and lifestyle of the first humans.2

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