Tooth wear as a result of pica

D Barker
British Dental Journal 2005 September 10, 199 (5): 271-3
This paper reports a case of tooth surface loss as a result of the eating disorder pica. Background to the condition is discussed and the clinical findings and treatment of the patient outlined. The case illustrates a rare cause of wear which should be considered when patients present with an unusual pattern of tooth surface loss.

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