Dental erosion stemmed from gastroesophageal reflux in Avicenna's view

Document Type: Editorial

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1 Research Institute for Studies in Islamic and Complementary Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

2 School of Pharmacy, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Abstract

According to Avicenna, tooth decay occurs as a result of the moisture permeation caused by rise of stomach contents or the sinus secretions draining from the retropharyngeal space into the mouth. He asserts that the stomach health and accordingly proper food digestion play a very important role in dental health.According to Avicenna, tooth decay occurs as a result of the moisture permeation caused by rise of stomach contents or the sinus secretions draining from the retropharyngeal space into the mouth. He asserts that the stomach health and accordingly proper food digestion play a very important role in dental health.According to Avicenna, tooth decay occurs as a result of the moisture permeation caused by rise of stomach contents or the sinus secretions draining from the retropharyngeal space into the mouth. He asserts that the stomach health and accordingly proper food digestion play a very important role in dental health.According to Avicenna, tooth decay occurs as a result of the moisture permeation caused by rise of stomach contents or the sinus secretions draining from the retropharyngeal space into the mouth. He asserts that the stomach health and accordingly proper food digestion play a very important role in dental health.

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