Early supply of fluoride and enamel fluorosis.

  title={Early supply of fluoride and enamel fluorosis.},
  author={B. Forsman},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of dental research},
  volume={85 1},
  • B. Forsman
  • Published 1977 in Scandinavian journal of dental research
A study of enamel fluorosis in 1,094 children was carried out in areas with a water fluoride content of from less than 0.2 mg/l with and without supplementary fluoride, to 2.75 mg/l. The fluorosis was correlated with different infants diets and also with the calculated supply per kilo body weight. As in cattle, 0.1 mg F/kg body weight daily appears to cause fluorosis. This dose may for example be reached with water-diluted gruel powder in low-weight infants with high consumption in low F areas… CONTINUE READING

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