Prevalence of dental fluorosis in Sudanese children from two villages with 0.25 and 2.56 ppm fluoride in the drinking water.

@article{Ibrahim1995PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of dental fluorosis in Sudanese children from two villages with 0.25 and 2.56 ppm fluoride in the drinking water.},
  author={Yahia Eltayeb Ibrahim and A A Affan and Kjell Bjorvatn},
  journal={International journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={223-9}
}
Dental fluorosis is endemic in Eastern Africa and a high prevalence has been found even in low-fluoride (approximately 0.5 ppm) areas. Substantial seasonal changes in the fluoride content of water have also been reported. The aim of the present study was to ascertain, through one year, the fluoride concentration in water from two underground reservoirs in Sudan, in Treit el Biga (TeB) and Abu Groon (AG), and to assess dental fluorosis in children aged 7-16 years who had been lifelong residents… CONTINUE READING

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