Fluorosis sentence example
Dean's criteria were followed to assess enamel fluorosis.
For three quarters of a million people, dental fluorosis is of the " moderate to severe " degree.
So have Japan and India, where fluoride occurs naturally and skeletal fluorosis (thickening of bones) is prevalent.
This mild fluorosis is often undetectable except by a dental expert.
Beside being unsightly, fluorosis can have a psychological impact, and cosmetic dentistry is expensive.Advertisement
Fluoride is implicated in pre-senile dementia and Alzheimer's disease. n. Fluoride causes fluorosis.
In the whole sample, 81% presented no malocclusion and only two questionable cases of fluorosis were observed.
Too much fluoride may cause spotting (fluorosis) of the tooth enamel.
Fluorosis only affects children whose teeth are still developing within the gums.
Very mild to mild fluorosis has no effect on tooth function and may help prevent decay.Advertisement
Fluorosis in children appears as of 2004 to be increasing; however, it is not known whether this is from water fluoridation, the excessive use of fluoride-containing products, or both.