Theory III

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Theory III
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  1. the pathologic loss of hard tooth substance caused by biomechanical lodaing forces. The loss is thought to be due to flexure and chemical fatigue degradation of enamel and/or dentin at a location distant from actual point of loading
    abraction
  2. a cosmetic dental procedure that uses a bleaching solution to whiten teeth
    bleaching
  3. a phenomenon of light or visual perception that enables the differentiation of otherwise identical objects. Usually determined visually by measurement of hyi, saturation, and luminous reflectance of light
    color
  4. pertaining to the study of beauty and the sense of beautiful; objectifies beauty and attractiveness, elicits pleasure
    esthetic
  5. external, extraneous, as originating from or on the outside
    extrinisic
  6. resutling from the activity of a clinician; disorders induced in a patient by the clinician
    iatrogenic
  7. from within, incorporation of a colorant within a material
    intrinsic
  8. a proven method for treating tooth discolorations by microreduction of superficial enamel through various methods of mechanical and/or chemical actions
    microabrasion
  9. a compound that absorbs ultraviolet radiation, and is used to treat skin problems such as psoriasis, ecziema, or alopecia
    psoralen
  10. when the combined effect of the interaction of elements produces a greater total effect than the sum of the individual elements
    synergism
  11. having the appearance between complete opacity and complete transparency; parially opaque
    translucency

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