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WEAR. A great dam made across a river, accommodated for the taking of fish, or to convey a stream to a mill. Jacob's Law Dict. h.t. Vide Dam.

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The rest of the morphology is similar to the teeth described above, although occlusal wear is more advanced in the zone of the metaconule and the trigone valley.
Wedge-shaped cervical lesions are often found on teeth with prominent occlusal wear.
Risk factors for high occlusal wear scores in a population-based sample: results of the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP).