Fluorosis: An Endemic Disease


  • Sakshi Chaturvedi1 , Chakrapani Chaturvedi2




Dental Fluorosis, Skeletal Fluorosis, Non Skeletal Fluorosis, Fluoride


A study is conducted to assess the cases of fluoride affected person in selected gram panchayat ,Tonk

,Rajasthan. This study is conducted as perspective to conduct action research after wards. In This study

symptoms of fluoride has been categorized in three type of fluorosis skeletal( SKF ),non skeletal fluorosis

(NSKF ) and dental fluorosis (DF).In this study villagers between the age group 10-70 years were observed

for the presence of fluorosis symptoms by researchers. Conclusion of the study is level of fluoride in the

water or food and crops grown in that majorily has caused non skeletal fluorosis ,50% people are affected

severely ,2% population study sample has developed severe skeletal fluorosis ,56% sample is affected with

dental fluorosis at moderate level among which children are more affected .after conducted assessment of

fluorosis symptoms in fluoride endemic district ,researcher has given health education to study sample and

discussed many nutritional and environmental manipulations which can decrease the level of fluoride in

human body as well as in ground water level

Author Biography

Sakshi Chaturvedi1 , Chakrapani Chaturvedi2

1Assistant Prof., Banasthali Vidyapith, Niwai, Dist. Tonk (Raj), 2Associate Prof. cum Principal, B.V.M Nursing College




How to Cite

Sakshi Chaturvedi1 , Chakrapani Chaturvedi2. (2020). Fluorosis: An Endemic Disease. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 1538-1541. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1625

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