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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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This technology could enable dentists to achieve prolonged fluoride exposure to help remineralize early cavities without the need for large quantities of fluoride or frequent reapplication.
In people who don't have saliva, it's critical to supply the calcium and phosphate, either as a rinse or as a toothpaste, to remineralize the teeth.
The overall goal of the treatment is to detoxify and remineralize the body.
Finally, lead may bind with fluoride, thus reducing its ability to remineralize enamel after it has been damaged by acid.
Remineralize the Earth is a magazine for people interested in remineralization and its effects on soils, crops, and our climate.
The minerals in natural saliva (in particular, calcium and phosphate) held to remineralize tooth surfaces and enable us to withstand the continual acid attack.
Recaldent is a powerful ingredient that actually replenishes calcium and phosphate to remineralize and protect teeth by filling in the tiny crevices where cavities can form2.
claims to remineralize hard tissue through the release of both calcium and phosphate in the form of casein phosphopeptide amorphous calcium phosphate.
1% sodium fluoride or calcium phosphate/fluoride enhanced toothpaste to remineralize early stage lesions.
The Sugar Acid Neutraliser technology contains arginine to neutralize sugar acids and restore pH to healthy levels, while added calcium works with fluoride to strengthen and remineralize the enamel to help prevent cavity formation.
Since xylitol appears to induce remineralization of tooth enamel, researchers are also now investigating its ability to remineralize bone tissue.
Furthermore, it has been shown that toothpaste containing a high F concentration is necessary to remineralize root dentine lesions, (10-13) and the effect of F in decreasing demineralization has been little explored.