Dental Fluorosis: The Psychosocial Issue

eBook (PDF), 35 Pages
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While the dental establishment and the USCDC say that Dental Fluorosis is 'merely a cosmetic effect,' for the millions of people afflicted with the condition, it's much more.Your teeth are your first impression, and when you have blotchy white spots or rust colored stains on your teeth, people look at you differently - they prejudge you, and subconsciously make decisions about your hygiene, intelligence, and attractiveness. In the United States, 75% of the public drinking water fluoridated, and the latest CDC estimate is that on average 41% of adolescents have some degree Dental Fluorosis, and about 3.6% of those are serious cases. What are the psychosocial and socio-economic ramifications and is there a legal remedy? Does Dental Fluorosis meet the criteria for Civil Rights based lawsuits? That is what this booklet is about.
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October 1, 2011
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