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Dental fluorosis: The Dilemma of Therapeutic Management

Rihab Dakhli
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Rihab Dakhli: Department of fixed Prosthodontics, Research Laboratory of Occlusondontics and Ceramic Prostheses, Faculty of Dental Medecine, University of Monastir, Tunisia

Advances in Dentistry & Oral Health, 2019, vol. 11, issue 5, 165-166

Abstract: Dental fluorosis is a disorder resulting in anesthetic coloration of enamel due to excessive ingestion of fluoride during enamel maturation. Disturbing the appearance, it has considerable implications on patients’ esteem and quality of life. Depending on the severity of fluorosis and the thickness of the layer of enamel involved, wide ranges of approaches of varying invasiveness are proposed. Alone or in combination, they can provide esthetic masking of the discolored enamel unless the effect of each treatment the clinical situation is well considered.

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)
JEL-codes: R00 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.19080/ADOH.2019.11.555824

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