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  1. Which of the following statements about dental erosion is true?
  1. Why is dental erosion of particular concern to dentists?
  1. Which of the following is correct about attrition?
  1. Which of the following is correct about abrasion?
  1. Which of the following is correct about abfraction?
  1. What is the first step of tissue loss during the dental erosion process?
  1. Which factors below are major causes of dental erosion?
  1. Which of the following is not an extrinsic source of erosive acid?
  1. What percent of calcium in saliva can be complexed by citrate in fruit juices?
  1. Which of the following is true about the calcium, phosphate, and fluoride concentration of a beverage?
  1. What helps the salivary pellicle have a protective effect?
  1. On which teeth surfaces are the most serious dental erosions typically found?
  1. What information is useful in assessing a patient’s risk of dental erosion?
  1. What qualities describe the appearance of enamel in early erosion?
  1. Which source of fluoride has been identified as particularly beneficial for its ability to help protect against dental erosion?