remineralization


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remineralization

[rē‚min·rə·lə′zā·shən]
(physiology)
The continual reforming of tooth mineral that occurs at the surface of teeth, chiefly from constituents of saliva.
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Using an innovative technical approach, the first part of the project will consist of the simultaneous and in situ measuring of bacterial remineralization rates and dissolved iron (DFe) release within the mesopelagic zone.
There must be focus on prevention of dental caries by providing public oral health education and motivation water fluoridation and adapting the newer research based methods of remineralization of dental caries.
In the caries process, fluoride can exert several functions, including the reduction of enamel demineralization and the stimulation of enamel remineralization.
Several in vivo and in vitro studies have shown diphosphonates to have an inhibiting effect on the remineralization of enamel.
The partnership agreement was a priority for us because it combines Sigroups unique experience in remineralization and in aromatic water with the Celli Groups most advanced dispensing technique.
1) The treated lesion also acts as a reservoir for fluoride, which promotes remineralization and resistance to future acid attack.
Direct pharmacological intervention onto a carious lesion prior to placing a restoration is an opportunity to assist with the remineralization of carious dentine.
It has been reported that low concentrations of zinc have the capability to reduce dissolution and promote remineralization under caries simulating conditions.
The resin is not only a pain reliever, it is sweetened by xylitol, which is as sweet as table sugar but does not feed the bacteria that cause tooth decay, and actually helps in the remineralization of bone.
Use of silver diamine fluoride should be combined in a preventive oral health program with use of sodium fluoride varnish for remineralization of early caries lesions and application of sealants for prevention of caries when resources are available
Milk contains calcium lactate, which stimulates remineralization of enamel.
Fluoride varnish is a concentrated topical fluoride that sets on contact with saliva and helps prevent caries by enhancing remineralization and inhibiting bacterial enzymes.