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Dental Fluorosis

A chronic endemic form of hypoplasia of the dental enamel caused by drinking water with a high fluorine content during the time of tooth formation, and characterized by defective calcification that gives a white chalky appearance to the enamel, which gradually undergoes brown discoloration. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)
Also Known As:
Fluorosis, Dental; Dental Fluoroses; Fluoroses, Dental; Enamel, Mottled; Enamels, Mottled; Mottled Enamels; Mottled Enamel
Networked: 675 relevant articles (15 outcomes, 133 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Dental Caries (White Spot)
2. Periodontal Diseases (Periodontal Disease)
3. Genetic Predisposition to Disease (Genetic Predisposition)
4. Stomatognathic Diseases (Dental Disease)
5. Dental Fluorosis

Experts

1. Buzalaf, Marília Afonso Rabelo: 16 articles (12/2013 - 05/2002)
2. Levy, Steven M: 15 articles (01/2012 - 08/2002)
3. Warren, John J: 12 articles (01/2012 - 08/2002)
4. Zhang, Ying: 8 articles (12/2015 - 12/2007)
5. Cury, Jaime Aparecido: 8 articles (01/2014 - 10/2002)
6. Sampaio, Fábio Correia: 8 articles (06/2013 - 10/2006)
7. Broffitt, Barbara: 8 articles (01/2012 - 01/2004)
8. Cury, J A: 7 articles (01/2013 - 02/2000)
9. Bartlett, John D: 6 articles (12/2015 - 06/2005)
10. Moimaz, Suzely Adas Saliba: 6 articles (01/2015 - 07/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Dental Fluorosis:
1. FluoridesIBA
2. ToothpastesIBA
3. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)IBA
4. clayIBA
5. Urea (Carbamide)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Sodium Hypochlorite (Clorox)IBA
7. Hydrogen Peroxide (Hydroperoxide)FDA LinkGeneric
8. ZincIBA
9. Vitamin EFDA LinkGeneric
10. carbamide peroxide (E.R.O.)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Tooth Bleaching
2. Fluoridation
3. Enamel Microabrasion
4. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene)
5. Dental Esthetics (Cosmetic Dentistry)