Esthetic Management of Dental Fluorosis: A Minimally Invasive Approach
Asma Nakhli1,2, Farah Chaouali1,2, Marwa Amara1,2, Sarra Nasri1,2*, Zohra Nouira1,2, Belhassan Harzallah1,2, Mounir Cherif1,2 and Dalenda Hadyaoui1,2
1Department of Fixed Prosthodontics in the Dentistry Clinic of Monastir, University of Monastir, Tunisia
2Research Laboratory of Occlusodontics and Ceramic Prostheses LR16ES15, Monastir, Tunisia
*Corresponding Author: Sarra Nasri, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics in the Dentistry Clinic of
Monastir, University of Monastir, Research Laboratory of Occlusodontics and Ceramic Prostheses
LR16ES15, Monastir, Tunisia.
December 27, 2021; Published: January 31, 2022
Fluoride is known to be beneficial to teeth. However, when they are exposed to excessively, especially in children during odontogenesis, it can lead to fluorosis.
Fluorosis is a condition defined by a hypo-mineralization of the enamel characterized by coloration, which can turn into cavities and leads to an unsightly aesthetic appearance.
In Tunisia, fluorosis is a real scourge that affects certain regions where drinking-water contains excessive fluorine. The management of these patients differs depending on the extent of the damage. In this article, we will describe the minimally invasive management of a case with severe fluorosis.
Keywords: Dental Fluorosis; Micro Abrasion; Ceramic Veneers; Mockup; Bonding
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