High prevalence of dental fluorosis among adolescents is a growing concern: a school based cross-sectional study from Southern India

Abstract Background Fluorosis, caused by ingestion of excessive amount of fluoride through food or water, is a major public health problem in India. This study was undertaken to quantify the dental fluorosis burden among school going adolescents and to find factors associated with dental fluorosis i...

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Main Authors: Anand Verma, Bharatesh K. Shetty, Vasudeva Guddattu, Mehul K. Chourasia, Prachi Pundir
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-04-01
Series:Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12199-017-0624-9