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
Some people simply produce abnormally low levels of saliva, or their saliva may not remineralize
School of dentistry invents dental fillings that kill bacteria and remineralize
Several products are now available to slow the progression of caries and remineralize
enamel subsurface lesions.
Chewing sugar-free gum with xylitol, a substance that occurs in nature, three to five times a day can help to remineralize
Their discovery could lead to toothpastes, mouth rinses, and even chewing gums that remineralize
Fluoride only helps to remineralize
the teeth but can also cause toxic side effects, such as dental fluorosis in children and a likely increase in bone fractures in people who are exposed to elevated levels over a lifetime.
Demin-eralized enamel can remineralize
if they remain in contact with appropriate levels of fluoride; therefore, a prescription was written for fluoride dentifrice.
Xylitol also increases saliva and its pH level, which helps remineralize
tooth enamel and fight plaque buildup," says Dr.
Saliva contains the constituents needed to remineralize
Fluoride-releasing devices that can be placed between teeth to direct a high concentration of fluoride to a specific area to help remineralize
In addition, Chow says, several researchers are trying to harness the technique's ability to remineralize
teeth as a means of repairing teeth in the early stages of decay.