Indian Journal of Dental Sciences

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 252--254

Corticosteroids in dentistry


Rishu Bhanot1, Jyoti Mago2 
1 Department of Medicine, DMC and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
2 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, SKSS Dental College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

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Rishu Bhanot
Department of Medicine, DMC and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab
India

Steroids are one of the widely used drugs in dentistry. These are immunosuppressive agents. The reason for its use is its anti-inflammatory as well as immunosuppressive properties. Corticosteroids have revolutionized the management of several disabling conditions, but its use in term of dosage is inappropriate. The current review highlights its uses, contraindications, side-effects as well as a guideline for its use in dentistry.


How to cite this article:
Bhanot R, Mago J. Corticosteroids in dentistry.Indian J Dent Sci 2016;8:252-254


How to cite this URL:
Bhanot R, Mago J. Corticosteroids in dentistry. Indian J Dent Sci [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Aug 14 ];8:252-254
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