Association of amoxicillin use during early childhood with developmental tooth enamel defects.

@article{Hong2005AssociationOA,
  title={Association of amoxicillin use during early childhood with developmental tooth enamel defects.},
  author={L. Hong and S. Levy and J. Warren and D. Dawson and G. Bergus and J. Wefel},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={159 10},
  pages={
          943-8
        }
}
  • L. Hong, S. Levy, +3 authors J. Wefel
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine
  • BACKGROUND It has been speculated that amoxicillin use could be associated with dental enamel defects. OBJECTIVE To assess the association between dental fluorosis, one of the most common developmental tooth enamel defects, and amoxicillin use during early childhood. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS As participants in the Iowa Fluoride Study, subjects were followed up from birth to 32 months using questionnaires every 3 to 4 months to gather information on fluoride intake and amoxicillin… CONTINUE READING
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