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5 Historical facts about “Colorado Brown Stains”

  In ancient times, Galen described what is thought to be dental fluorosis. However, it was not until the early 20th century that dental fluorosis became increasingly recognized and scientifically studied. In 1901 Eager published the first description of the “mottled enamel” of immigrants from a small village near Naples, Italy. He called the condition “Denti di Chiaie” (Chiaie teeth),…

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