ooth surface loss (TSL) is a generalized term used to describe the loss of dental hard tissues from surfaces of teeth caused by factors other than dental caries, trauma or a result of developmental disorder.
There are two kinds of TSL, physiological tooth surface loss: which is defined as, normal tooth surface wear process microscopically irreversible and cumulative with age and, pathological tooth surface loss which is associated with functional or aesthetic concerns, disproportionate for the patients age, symptoms or discomfort are present, severe rate TSL.
Objectives of this lecture
- Definition of tooth wear.
- How to do proper examination.
- Subdivisions of tooth wear and its causes.
- Assessment, treatment planning.
- Strategies for prevention and passive management of tooth wear.
- Treatment methods.
Dr. Randa Shaker
Consultant – Advanced General Dentistry
Department of Dentistry
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center- Jeddah
Present Position: Consultant – Advanced General Dentistry and Residency Program Director
Medical Degree: Bachelor of dental surgery, KSU,1993
AEGD, Ohio state university, Columbus, Oh, 1996
Masters in dental Science , Ohio state Uni, Columbus, Ohio, 1997
Residency in hospital dentistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. 1999
Fellowship in Advance general dentistry 2001,
Specialty Training / Employment:
2003 August – Present Consultant- Advanced General Dentist.
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center - Jeddah
November 2007- Present Residency Program Director. KFSH&RC, Jeddah
2004- Present Member of the organization committee (CME) for the dental conferences held in KFSH&RC under our department
September 2002 - July 2003 Consultant- Advanced General Dentist.
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center – Jeddah
March 2002 – September 2002 Associate Consultant – General Dentist.
King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah Saudi Arabia
July 2001 – March 2002 Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
September 2000 – July 2001 Assistant Professor
Joined the Department of Community and Clinical Dentistry. The Department of Dentistry, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
December 1993 – April 1996 General Practitioner Riyadh Medical Complex, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
October 1998 – June 1999
Postgraduate Training in Hospital Dentistry, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
July 1996 – June 1997
Residency In Advanced Education in General Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Ohio State University