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Association between Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Oral-Dental State- A Literature Review

Tsvetelina Borisova
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Tsvetelina Borisova: Medical University-Varna, Bulgaria

Advances in Dentistry & Oral Health, 2019, vol. 11, issue 1, 1-7

Abstract: It has been established that people accepting oral corticosteroids often suffer from lack of teeth or are characterized with caries-non-resistant dentition. Corticosteroids can affect the consistency of alveolar bone, causing its osteoporotic alteration related to reduction of osteoblasts and amount of osteoid matrix. Parallel to the application of corticosteroids, there is a tendency of decrease of the height of alveolar bone and fibrous transformation of the periodontal space. There can be established severe loss of supporting alveolar bone. Corticosteroids therapy interrelates to enhanced potential for clinical manifestation of alterations of taste sensation, periodontitis, gingivitis, ulceration, candidiasis, tooth decay, xerostomia.

Keywords: journal of dentistry; dentistry journals; peer reviewed dentistry journals; dental and oral health journals; ental and oral health journals impact factor; juniper publishers open access journals; juniper publishers reivew (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.19080/ADOH.2019.11.555801

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