Everything you need to know about dental fluorosis

Is dental fluorosis the reason you don’t smile anymore? The fluoride-caused condition characterised by brown or white spots on teeth might be harmless but is unpleasant.

Key takeaways:

– Only children are susceptible to dental fluorosis, during the formation of permanent teeth. Its impossible for the condition to develop in adults.

– Consumption of excessive fluoride leads to the deficiency of minerals in the enamel, that results in dental fluorosis.

– This condition can be cosmetically treated by a dentist, through masking and whitening.

Prevent dental fluorosis by limiting your intake of fluoride.

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