"Fluorosis, Dental" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A chronic endemic form of hypoplasia of the dental enamel caused by drinking water with a high fluorine content during the time of tooth formation, and characterized by defective calcification that gives a white chalky appearance to the enamel, which gradually undergoes brown discoloration. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)
- Fluorosis, Dental
- Fluoroses, Dental
- Dental Fluoroses
- Dental Fluorosis
- Mottled Enamel
- Enamel, Mottled
- Enamels, Mottled
- Mottled Enamels
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