International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2019, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part H
Oral manifestations of endocrine disorders
AUTHOR(S): Sunitha Kesidi and Harsha Bhayya
ABSTRACT:The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal secretion and is closely related to the central nervous system, as it controls its functions through the hypothalamus and pituitary glands. It controls physiology of human body and maintains its homeostasis. The neuroendocrine system is responsible for adaptation to environmental changes. Therefore, it is important for every dentist to be aware of the oral manifestations of endocrine disorders, to avoid the resulting complications. This article reviews the important oral manifestations of endocrine disorders which help dental surgeons to diagnose and treat the patients appropriately.
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How to cite this article:
Sunitha Kesidi, Harsha Bhayya. Oral manifestations of endocrine disorders. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(2):476-478.