Doctors for Dental Fluorosis in Anand Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Dental fluorosis (also termed mottled enamel) is hypomineralization of tooth enamel caused by ingestion of excessive fluoride during enamel formation. It appears as a range of visual changes in enamel causing degrees of intrinsic tooth discoloration. There may be lacy white markings that only dentists can detect. In more severe cases, however, the teeth may have: 1.Stains ranging from yellow to dark brown 2.Surface irregularities 3.Pits that are highly noticeable Symptoms of fluorosis range from tiny white specks or streaks that may be unnoticeable to dark brown stains and rough, pitted enamel that is difficult to clean. Teeth that are unaffected by fluorosis are smooth and glossy. They should also be a pale creamy white.
HOW IS DENTAL FLUOROSIS DIAGNOSED?
Dentists conduct a careful dental examination for diagnosis dental fluorosis. They make use of a mirror for examining the teeth. He or she might evaluate your dental habits and the fluoride content in toothpastes, water and other dental creams
HOW IS DENTAL FLUOROSIS TREATED?
Treatment involves filling, use of dental crowns a root canal procedure based on the extent of damage and the seriousness of the tooth decay. Filling is the most common treatment option in dentistry.
DID YOU KNOW?
Tooth decay is the second most common disorder, after common cold, affecting children and young adults. It is also a common cause of tooth loss in young people.