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Article: Volume 45 Number 2 Page 172 - February 2018

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  Dent Update 2018; 45: 172-173

Technique Tips:  Microabrasion and Patient Advice Concerning Toothbrush Care

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Abstract: Enamel defects are relatively common in anterior teeth and may cause aesthetic concern for a patient. They can present as white, yellow-brown or brown opacities. These opacities can have a profound effect on patients’ self-esteem and confidence.

Author notes: Rachna Chawla, BDS, MFDS RCS(Ed), PGcert, Specialty Doctor, Ayesha Patel, BDS, MFDS RCS(Ed), PGcert Dental Ed, Specialty Registrar and Suzanne Dunkley, BDS, MFDS, MClinDent (Paed Dent), MPaedDent, FDS, RCS(Paed Dent), Consultant Paediatric Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital, 256 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD, UK. Charles John Palenik, GC Infection Prevention and Control Consultants, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.