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  1. Which of the following statements about the erosion versus caries processes is false?
  1. Methods that have proven useful for measuring the progression of erosive lesions in the laboratory include _______________.
  1. Which ingredient has the most evidence behind it demonstrating benefits to prevent erosive acid damage?
  1. Over time, the difference in erosion prevention effectiveness of SnF2 over NaF, as measured in human in situ erosion prevention studies, becomes _______________.
  1. The severity of erosive acid attacks depends on which of the following factors?
  1. Preventive habits that reduce the risk of ETW include _______________.
  1. Which of the following low pH foods or beverages is not considered to be highly erosive?
  1. Erosive Tooth Wear (ETW) is an umbrella term that includes _______________.
  1. Gastric acids are never associated with erosive tooth wear (ETW).
  1. The increasing prevalence of dental erosion is often related to significant increases in the consumption of _______________.
  1. Erosive tooth wear (ETW) is a multifactorial process that may include acid excesses and _______________.
  1. Which of the following statements best describe acid erosion?
  1. BEWE is an acronym for _______________.
  1. Which of the following dietary acids have erosive potential?
  1. Dental erosion occurs when the pellicle, nature’s natural protection against erosion, is _______________.
  1. The process of dental erosion can be described by which of the following?
  1. Which of the following statements is/are true?
  1. Which of the following statements is/are false?
  1. Stannous fluoride is more protective than other fluoride sources against dental erosion because _______________.
  1. Important aspects of managing patients with erosive tooth wear are _______________.
  1. The most important biological risk factor in Erosive Tooth Wear (ETW) is _______________.
  1. Which of the following is a primary causative factor for dental erosion?
  1. Although the prevalence of dental erosion has been reported to be between 7 - 74%, what is the generally accepted value describing the prevalence of dental erosion in teenagers and young adults?
  1. The BEWE index divides the mouth into how many areas for evaluation?
  1. Besides saliva, what is another key biological factor that can influence erosion?