The correction of occlusal vertical dimension on tooth wear

vertical dimension occlusion tooth wear


  • Rostiny Rostiny
    Department of Prosthodontic, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia


The loss of occlusal vertical dimension which is caused by tooth wear is necessarily treated to regain vertical dimension. Correctional therapy should be done as early possible. In this case, simple and relatively low cost therapy was performed. In unserve loss of occlusal vertical dimension, partial removable denture could be used and the improvement of lengthening anterior teeth using composite resin to improve to regain vertical dimensional occlusion.