Risk periods in the development of dental fluorosis

  title={Risk periods in the development of dental fluorosis},
  author={Asgeir B{\aa}rdsen and Kjell Bjorvatn},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
In order to study the age-related susceptibility to dental fluorosis, 40 children who had been lifelong consumers of moderate- to high-fluoride water (0.55–8.48 mg F/l) were examined, as well as a group of older siblings (n = 40) who were born 6 months to 6 years before the fluoride-containing drinking water was introduced to the household. Background information was obtained through a structured questionnaire. Dental fluorosis was scored according to the TF index. Among the 80 children… CONTINUE READING
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