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What is Fluorosis?

What is Fluorosis?

  • Fluorosis: Excessive fluoride in the body.
  • Fluorosis: Inorganic salts of hydrofluoric acid, HF, in which the fluorine atom is in the -1 oxidation state. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed) Sodium and stannous salts are commonly used in dentifrices.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Fluorosis: a pathological condition resulting for an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Fluorosis: Introduction

Types of Fluorosis:

Broader types of Fluorosis:

How serious is Fluorosis?

Complications of Fluorosis: see complications of Fluorosis

What causes Fluorosis?

Causes of Fluorosis: see causes of Fluorosis
Risk factors for Fluorosis: see risk factors for Fluorosis

What are the symptoms of Fluorosis?

Symptoms of Fluorosis: see symptoms of Fluorosis

Complications of Fluorosis: see complications of Fluorosis

Can anyone else get Fluorosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Fluorosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Fluorosis

Fluorosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Fluorosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Fluorosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Fluorosis: Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Fluorosis.
Treatments for Fluorosis: see treatments for Fluorosis

Name and Aliases of Fluorosis

Main name of condition: Fluorosis

Other names or spellings for Fluorosis:

Fluoride, Fluoride toxicity, Spira's disease Source - Diseases Database

Fluorosis: Related Conditions

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