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Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences

Topical Corticosteroids: Applications in Dentistry

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Author Details : Manish Gupta, Chanderudey Singh Pawar, Manu Gupta

Volume : 1, Issue : 2, Year : 2015

Article Page : 99-101

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Topical corticosteroids are used extensively in dentistry in the management of oral mucosal diseases. Like all medications, the success of topical steroids also depends upon the understanding of disease process. This comprises specific diagnosis and clear understanding of the desirable treatment outcome. This paper reviews the use of topical corticosteroids in the treatment of various conditions affecting the oral cavity.

Key Words:
Topical corticosteroids, Oral mucosal diseases, Lichen planus, Pemphigus, Adverse effects.

How to cite : Gupta M, Pawar C S, Gupta M, Topical Corticosteroids: Applications in Dentistry. Santosh Univ J Health Sci 2015;1(2):99-101

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