Dentistry Book


Dental Erosion

Aka: Dental Erosion, Tooth Erosion
  1. Causes
    1. Gastroesophageal Reflux
    2. Bulimia
    3. Anorexia
  2. Symptoms
    1. Cold sensitivity (or with sweets) as dentin exposed
  3. Signs
    1. Tooth enamel is worn and may be shiny
    2. Yellow discoloration
  4. Prevention
    1. Dental Erosion is irreversible - so identify cause and treat early

Tooth Erosion (C0040436)

Definition (MSH) Progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth by chemical processes that do not involve bacterial action. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p296)
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D014077
ICD9 521.3
ICD10 K03.2
SnomedCT 266486000, 155634008, 196315004, 82212003
English Erosion, Tooth, Erosions, Tooth, Tooth Erosion, Tooth Erosions, erosion of teeth (diagnosis), erosion of teeth, Erosion of teeth NOS, Tooth Erosion [Disease/Finding], teeth erosion, dental erosion, erosion tooth, tooth erosion, erosion dental, erosion teeth, Teeth erosion, Erosion of teeth NOS (disorder), Teeth--Erosion, Erosion of teeth, Tooth erosion, Erosion of teeth (disorder), dental; erosion, erosion; dental, Erosion of teeth, NOS
Italian Erosione dei denti, Erosione del dente
Dutch erosie van tanden, erosie; tand, tanden; erosie, tanderosie, Erosie van tanden, Erosie, gebits-, Gebitserosie
French Erosion des dents, Érosion de dent, Erosion dentaire, Érosion dentaire
German Erosion der Zaehne, Zahnerosion
Portuguese Erosão dos dentes, Erosão Dentária, Erosão do Dente, Erosão dos Dentes, Erosão dentária
Spanish Erosión de los dientes, Erosión de los Dientes, erosión de dientes, SAI (trastorno), erosión de dientes, SAI, Erosión del Diente, Erosión Dentaria, Erosion Dental, erosión de los dientes (trastorno), erosión de los dientes, Erosión dental
Japanese 歯の磨耗, ハノマモウ
Swedish Tanderosion
Czech zuby - eroze, Zubní eroze, Eroze zubů
Finnish Hampaan syöpymä
Korean 치아의 침식증
Polish Erozja szkliwa, Erozja zębów, Ubytek erozyjny szkliwa
Hungarian Fog erosio, Fogak erosio
Norwegian Tannerosjon
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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