Dental erosive wear – a growing problem in the Nordic countries -

The data analysed in the study indicated both wide prevalence and high severity of dental erosion among adolescents. The authors stress the importance of information, early and effective diagnostics and implementation of prevention strategies.

Has the prevalence and severity of dental erosion in Norway changed during the last 30 years? -

Is dental erosion more frequent nowadays, the objective was to compare the prevalence and severity of dental erosion among 16–18 year-olds in Norway in 2012 with 15 year-olds in 1985.
Thirty years ago, the prevalence of dental erosion was in the same order as reported nowadays, but the condition seemed less severe.