Dental fluorosis and urinary fluoride in 10-12 years old adolescents of Bushehr port

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Giti Javan; Ehsan Mostaghni; Seyed Mojtaba Jafary; Batoul Amini; Bahram Hematinejad;
  • Publisher: Bushehr University of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: Iranian South Medical Journal (issn: 1735-4374, eissn: 1735-6954)
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  • Subject: fluorosis | dental health | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | fluoride | water
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

Background: Fluoride increases tooth resistance to dental caries, but mild toxicity due to excessive ingestion of fluoride can cause dental fluorosis. Drinking water naturally contains fluoride and is a major source of fluoride. In Bushehr port, drinking water is suppli... View more
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