remineralization


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remineralization

 [re-min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun]
restoration of mineral elements, as of calcium salts to bones or teeth.

re·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(rē-min'ĕr-ăl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. The return to the body or a local area of necessary mineral constituents lost through disease or dietary deficiencies; commonly used in referring to the content of calcium salts in bone.
2. In dentistry, a process enhanced by the presence of fluoride whereby partially decalcified enamel, dentin, and cementum become recalcified by mineral replacement.

remineralization

/re·min·er·al·i·za·tion/ (re-min″er-al-ĭ-za´shun) restoration of mineral elements, as of calcium salts to bone.

re·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(rē-min'ĕr-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. The return to the body or a local area of necessary mineral constituents lost through disease or dietary deficiencies; commonly used in referring to the content of calcium salts in bone.
2. dentistry A process enhanced by the presence of fluoride whereby partially decalcified enamel, dentin, and cementum become recalcified by mineral replacement.

remineralization

restoration of mineral content of bone, following depletion by e.g. dietary deficiency, metabolic bone disease, inflammation, infection or disuse

re·min·er·al·i·za·tion

(rē-min'ĕr-ăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, process enhanced by presence of fluoride whereby partially decalcified enamel, dentin, and cementum become recalcified by mineral replacement.
2. Return to body or area of necessary mineral constituents lost through disease or dietary deficiencies.

remineralization (rē´min´ərəlizā´-shən),

n the reintroduction of complex mineral salts into bone, enamel, dentin, or cementum.

remineralization

restoration of mineral elements, as of calcium salts to bone.
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9] demonstrated that diphosphonates have a negative effect on remineralization and should be used with caution.
5 In an in-situ study, it has been demonstrated that zinc together with fluoride in toothpaste formulation reduces the rate of demineralization remarkably and promotes remineralization and this result was not achieved with fluoride alone.
The key words used were (fluoride) AND (remineralization OR remineralization OR arresting) AND (children caries OR early childhood caries).
Enamel experiences continual cycles of demineralization and remineralization.
The study used cyclic procedures repeated over a three-day period, including pellicle formation, erosion, treatments with test solutions (DW, CHX, GT) and remineralization with freshly prepared artificial saliva (1.
The saliva contains substantial amounts of calcium and phosphates, and the pH range of pH7 (neutral) promotes the enamel remineralization process.
1 parts per million of dissolved solids; and two remineralization dosing skids for the production of service water and potable water.
Specifically, the workshop focused on five main topics: global carbon cycle controls, mechanisms that regulate nutrient cycling and their impacts, remineralization pathways, the role of individuals in ecosystem dynamics, and observational data that might constrain carbon cycle feedbacks.
Fluoride ions can also drive the remineralization of previously demineralized enamel if enough salivary or plaque calcium and phosphate ions are available.
Later chapters explore geotherapy as a solution to global warming, looking at the potential of biochar for carbon dioxide removal, global biogeochemical restorationAEs implications for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and remineralization as a global movement.
It has been shown that remineralization of incipient carious lesions can be encouraged when the production of acetic acid, or other high pKa acids found in resting plaque, buffers plaque fluid.
Furthermore, it has been discovered that, by reducing the particle size down to nanorange, the remineralization process would be amplified [7].