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“Prevalence of dental erosions in GERD: a pilot study”

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ALINA M. PICOS,1 SIMINA POENAR,1 ALEXANDRA OPRIS,2 ALEXANDRA CHIRA,2 MARIUS BUD,3ANTONELA BERAR,1 ANDREI PICOS,1 and DAN L. DUMITRASCU2


Abstract
Background
Dental erosions are determined by a mechanism involving increased oral acidity. Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) represents the pathological reflux of gastric content into the oral cavity, affecting the hard dental tissues integrity, with a major risk of advanced tooth wear.[…]