Abfraction is the loss of tooth
structure at the cervical region from heavy occlusal forces.
Atypical symptoms of celiac disease include dermatitis herpetiformis, iron-deficiency anemia, recurrent fetal loss, infertility, recurrent aphthous stomatitis, elevated liver transaminases, loss of tooth
enamel, and some neuropsychiatric conditions.
Research has found that frequently consuming fizzy drinks can cause dental erosion and the loss of tooth
enamel in children.
When milling the teeth, the milling cutter wears, and there is a resulting degradation of the tooth form and a loss of tooth
This habit, continued consciously or unconsciously over a period of time, can cause tooth abrasion and loss of tooth
However, notes American Dental Association (ADA) chemist Laurence Chow, research has shown that because calcium fluoride is soluble in saliva, topically applied fluoride can leach out of treated teeth completely within a week or two and even result in a "net loss of tooth
mineral and fluoride." Together with Walter E.
The reasons for extraction are periodontal pathologies, dental caries, traumatic injuries, as a part of orthodontic treatment and pre-prosthodontic preparation, impactions, hypoplastic tooth, hyperdontia, loss of tooth
material, over-eruptions, neoplastic and cystic lesions.4
Traumatic tooth loss leads to alveolar resorption especially in sagittal direction, either due to direct loss of osseous structure because of injury or due to resorption of the alveolar crest that takes place after the loss of tooth
. The alveolar process is often affected by the tooth loss, by a continuous resorptive process and has been seen to follow a predictable pattern, i.e., the labial aspect of the alveolar crest is the principal site of resorption, which first reduces in width and later in height.
The tooth had fractured mesio-distally and without any loss of tooth
structure either from the intact or the fractured segment.
Missing teeth, large restorations, and loss of tooth
support experienced by older adults are believed to be cumulative.
Financial burden and time consumption are two major factors for restoring a decayed tooth or a missing tooth.1 Role of oral health care providers is to provide safe preventive measures on a mass scale like fluoridated water supply for the public, young adults consuming sufficient amount of fluoridated milk, educate and motivate adults for abeyance tobacco usage, and pits and fissure sealants applied on the teeth, all these measured reduced the incidence of dental caries.15 However, in the most of the under-developing countries, it has not been properly organized due to the poverty and low-class economical condition and it has also been commonly observed early loss of tooth
in these population.1,10
Complications involving the late treatment of a rotated permanent incisors includes dilacerations of the developing roots, root resorption, loss of tooth
vitality, compromised oral hygiene.
(22) Presumably this is due to the greater incidence of root exposure and accompanying loss of tooth
structure resulting from periodontal disease and therapy.