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Etiology of tooth discoloration- a review

*, Manuel ST and *, Abhishek P and *, Kundabala M (2010) Etiology of tooth discoloration- a review. Etiology of tooth discoloration- a review, 18 (2). pp. 56-63.

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Abstract

Discoloration of the tooth can erode the sparkle from a smile. In the management of patients with discolored tooth, knowledge of the mechanisms behind tooth discoloration is of relevance as it can influence the treatment plan. In certain instances it may even have an effect on the outcome of the treatment. A grasp of the pathological process involved in tooth staining will also allow the dental practitioner to explain to the patient the exact nature of the condition. An overview of the etiology and the clinical appearance of tooth discoloration are discussed in this review.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Etiology, extrinsic discoloration, intrinsic discoloration
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Conservative Dentistry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2012 10:13
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2012 10:13
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/1970

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