Esthetic rehabilitation of fluorosis affected teeth
AUTHORS : Kataki Rubi, Bora Proxima, Shekhawat Krutika, Neingutunuo Angami DOI No. : DOI Link. : This article describes an esthetic rehabilitation of a case of
severe fluorosis. Dental fluorosis is caused by an excessive
fluoride intake during tooth formation. Fluoride-related
alterations in enamel lead to surface hyper mineralization and
subsurface hypo mineralization which are characterized by
white opaque appearance with secondary brown stain. Esthetic
rehabilitation of fluorosis affected teeth. Direct composite
technique was applied to improve the color, shape and
alignment of the teeth using direct composite veneering.
Esthetically pleasing result. Long-term clinical trials are needed
to evaluate the appropriateness of the various management
options for fluorosis of varying severity.
Keywords: Bonding, management, veneer,