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Dental Fluorosis Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 675 relevant articles (15 outcomes, 133 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dental Fluorosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Fluorides : 7 outcomes 108 studies in 554 results : IBA
  2. Toothpastes : 1 outcome 4 studies in 37 results : IBA
  3. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  4. clay : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  5. Urea (Carbamide) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 6 Generic
  6. Sodium Hypochlorite (Clorox) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Hydrogen Peroxide (Hydroperoxide) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1 Generic
  8. Zinc : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. Vitamin E : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 13 Generic
  10. carbamide peroxide (E.R.O.) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Dental Fluorosis

  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
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Key Therapies for Dental Fluorosis

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  1. Tooth Bleaching : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results
  2. Fluoridation : 1 outcome 6 studies in 45 results
  3. Enamel Microabrasion : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  4. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene) : 2 studies in 11 results
  5. Dental Esthetics (Cosmetic Dentistry) : 1 study in 4 results
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