Several factors should be considered when evaluating tooth wear in patients. It is important to treat the sign as well as the underlying source.
DONALD E. BEEBE, DVM, DAVDC, is owner of Apex Dog & Cat Dentistry in Englewood, Colorado. His clinical interests include endodontics, periodontal surgery, and maxillofacial fracture repair. Dr. Beebe is a frequent local and national lecturer and teaches dental techniques at the NAVC Institute. Dr. Beebe received his DVM from University of Florida and completed a residency in dentistry and oral surgery at University of Wisconsin.