Skin disease and teeth

Created 2009.


Skin disease associated with abnormalities of teeth include:

Teeth may also be damaged by scurvy (vitamin c deficiency), acrodynia (mercury poisoning) and tetracycline taken in infancy or early childhood.

 

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References

  • Dental manifestations of dermatologic conditions. Freiman A, Borsuk D, Barankin B, Sperber GH, Krafchik B. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Feb;60(2):289-98. Medline.

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