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Glyceryl trinitrate preparation (Suscard Buccal) causes caries and changes to the denture base material

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Angina is the most common symptom of ischaemic heart disease and is frequently treated by the administration of nitrates. These three cases highlight dental sequelae of prolonged administration of sustained-release glyceryl trinitrate applied to the oral mucosa

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Walton, A., Rutland, R. Glyceryl trinitrate preparation (Suscard Buccal) causes caries and changes to the denture base material. Br Dent J 185, 288–289 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.4809794

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