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.

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.

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.
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(1) Ten of the studies investigated the remineralization effects on early enamel caries using both 38 percent SDF and 5 percent NaF varnish.
On the last 2 days, the blocks were maintained only in remineralization solution, according to Vieira et al.
In this research, samples were obtained from nonerupted third molars that had not been exposed to the oral environment and the associated variations in pH, demineralization, and remineralization cycles.
Caption: Figure 8: Progression ofX-rays showing bone remineralization. Baseline is 12 months after (a) T0.
An in vitro study was also conducted to evaluate the remineralization potential of chicken egg shell powder solution on demineralized enamel surfaces.33
ART is based on the knowledge that the dentinal layer has the potential for remineralization of calcium phosphate if a soft destroyed dentin is removed.
Direct pharmacological intervention onto a carious lesion prior to placing a restoration is an opportunity to assist with the remineralization of carious dentine.
Topically administered casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) buffers free calcium and phosphate ion activity, maintaining a state of supersaturation with respect to tooth enamel that helps prevent demineralization and facilitates remineralization on dental caries or erosion [19].
Fried, "Nondestructive monitoring of the repair of enamel artificial lesions by an acidic remineralization model using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography," Dental Materials, vol.
Table 1: Composition of the de- and remineralization solutions used in the artificial erosion protocol.
It has been reported that low concentrations of zinc have the capability to reduce dissolution and promote remineralization under caries simulating conditions.