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Effects of Common Drugs and Fluoride Content in Drinking Water on Dental Health

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Tetracycline pigmentation Tetracycline is taken up by calcifying tissues, and then the band of tetracycline-stained bone or tooth substance fluoresces bright yellow under ultraviolet light. The teeth become stained only when tetracycline is given during their development, and it can cross the placenta to stain the developing teeth of the fetus. More frequently, permanent teeth are stained by tetracycline given ... Read More »