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Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences


Fluoride toxicity: A review article on adverse effects of fluoride


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Author Details : Archana Aggarwal*, Priyanka Bhushan

Volume : 5, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 3-4


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Abstract

Fluoride is an element & is used for various purposes in dentistry. Dental caries is prevented by the usage of fluoride. Fluoride is used in the form of milk, water, tablets etc. Fluoride acts as a double- edged- sword. Fluoride used in recommended safe values is beneficial for health, but it can be toxic if overdose. Fluoride toxicity can lead to damage of brain, kidney, bones etc. depending on the dosage.

Keywords: Fluoride, Dental fluorosis, Skeletal fluorosis, Fluoride toxicity, Acute Fluorosis, Chronic fluorosis, Dental caries, Prevention.

Doi : 10.18231/j.sujhs.2019.002

How to cite : Aggarwal A, Bhushan P, Fluoride toxicity: A review article on adverse effects of fluoride. Santosh Univ J Health Sci 2019;5(1):3-4

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