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remineralize,

v the replacement of depleted mineral content of bones and teeth. It is a naturally occurring process by the minerals contained in saliva. It may be promoted by certain dental treatments in the dental office and by the patient at home.
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A quantitative study of the effect of pumicing and etching on the remineralisation of enamel opacities.
Whether this involves non-apatitic precursors is not clear at the moment but the effects of these chemical changes will certainly operate in the direction of remineralisation.
Saliva plays a crucial role in the defence against periopathogenic and cariogenic bacteria in the oral cavity, and in maintaining cleanliness of the oral cavity and the equilibrium between demineralisation and remineralisation of enamel and dentin.
The variation of factors like initial inorganic N concentration, soil biota, and plant litter has been shown to modify the intensity and kinetics of N immobilisation and subsequent remineralisation (Recous et al.
Although other structures have been used for chemical analyses and for aging fish, some structures are susceptible to resorption and remineralisation (Simkiss, 1974).
Xylitol is also found to inhibit the demineralisation of dental enamel and encourage remineralisation in the initial stages of caries.
The experts told us that fluoride both helped the remineralisation of enamel (the outer layer of the teeth) and also prevented the bacteria in dental plaque from producing the acid that causes decay.
The Independent reports that a new method, known as Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralisation, was developed at King's College London.
As part of its brief, the selected contractor will be required to set up a plant with a capacity of 1,000 MTPD of anhydrous ammonia, complete with utilities and offsite facilities that includes desalinated storage and remineralisation systems, BFW systems, sweet cooling water system, seawater cooling tower, waste water treatment, ASU based nitrogen gas generator unit, steam turbine generator units, process flares, process holding compressors, product storage & pipeline systems and tie ins, buildings and any other off-sites required for normal operation of the plants.
The bronze award was won by Bio Clin BV for their Multi-Oral Remin remineralisation gel for application in the oral cavity- a self-care product especially suitable for people that regularly take medication.
We also provide intra-oral fluoride at the time it is needed most of all which will prevent demineralisation and promote remineralisation of dental enamel and dentine.
Application of rice straw resulted in a temporary immobilisation, but there was a tendency towards remineralisation of immobilised N after 70 days of incubation.