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Tooth wear is the result of four different and frequently combined processes: abrasion, attrition, erosion, and abfraction. Abrasion is wear created by interaction of the tooth with other materials. Attritions involves wear caused by tooth-to-tooth contact. Erosion is caused by acidic substances. Abfraction is associated with enamel loss at the gumline.