Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 8

Effect of Lithium Carbonate on Periodontium: A Case Report

Khushboo Rastogi1* and Prakash Chandra2

1Periodontologist, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Dentistry, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, India
2Professor, Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Khushboo Rastogi, Periodontologist, Professor and Head of Department, Department of Dentistry, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Received: July 15, 2022; Published: August 04, 2022


Chronic mental illness causes long term side effects not only systemically but orally as well. Several studies are available on the oral reactions caused by ankiolytics, hypnotics and calcium channel blockers. However there is still less known facts on the long term use of lithium carbonate on the periodontium. The purpose of this article is to make the general practitioner and the dentist aware of the long duration side effects of anti-depressants over oral tissues mainly lithium when taken in a dose of 900 mg for 8 years and above.


Keywords: Lithium Carbonate; Periodontium, Antidepressants


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