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What does the process of "remineralization" of tooth enamel consist of?

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Dr. Jonathan Engel
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In brief: Replacing minerals

When acid and bacteria react to form an acid, the acid will leach minerls out of the tooth structure.
Remineralizaion is the replacing of the lost minerals with menerals found in your saliva.

In brief: Replacing minerals

When acid and bacteria react to form an acid, the acid will leach minerls out of the tooth structure.
Remineralizaion is the replacing of the lost minerals with menerals found in your saliva.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dr. Jonathan Engel
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In brief: Tooth Hardening Meds

There are a number of remineralizing agents.
Basically, the bacteria on teeth eat the food you eat and their waste products are acids which pull the calcium and phosphorous out of the tooth surface. Fluoride makes the surface less acid soluble and inhibits bacterial attachment to the surface. There are super-saturated forms of calcium that can replace the calcium lost when applied to teeth.

In brief: Tooth Hardening Meds

There are a number of remineralizing agents.
Basically, the bacteria on teeth eat the food you eat and their waste products are acids which pull the calcium and phosphorous out of the tooth surface. Fluoride makes the surface less acid soluble and inhibits bacterial attachment to the surface. There are super-saturated forms of calcium that can replace the calcium lost when applied to teeth.
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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In brief: Tooth Hardening Meds

There are a number of ermine realizing agents.
Basically, the bacteria on teeth eat the food you eat and their waste products are acids which pull the calcium and phosphorous out of the tooth surface. Fluoride makes the surface less acid soluble and inhibits bacterial attachment to the surface. There are super-saturated forms of calcium that can replace the calcium lost when applied to teeth.

In brief: Tooth Hardening Meds

There are a number of ermine realizing agents.
Basically, the bacteria on teeth eat the food you eat and their waste products are acids which pull the calcium and phosphorous out of the tooth surface. Fluoride makes the surface less acid soluble and inhibits bacterial attachment to the surface. There are super-saturated forms of calcium that can replace the calcium lost when applied to teeth.
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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