tooth enamel

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Synonyms for tooth enamel

hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth


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Tooth enamel is prone to damage, which can give rise to a rough pitted surface that can create the conditions for teeth sensitivity.
The tiny scales that cover several beetles in the Cyphochilus genus of southeastern Asia are much whiter than natural sub stances such as milk and tooth enamel and are almost as bright as a sheet of paper, says Pete Vukusic, a physicist at Exeter University in England.
It is billed as the only natural rinse designed to cleanse hard-to-reach places, strengthen tooth enamel and soothe sore gums without the use of chemicals.
Fresh, a sugar- and alcohol-free rinse that helps strengthen tooth enamel. Designed to appeal to children, Fire Fly Mouthswoosh is bright pink and bubblegum flavored.
Tooth decay happens when bacteria living In your mouth produce an acid that dissolves your tooth enamel (outer, protective covering of a tooth).
Usually, tooth enamel is not damaged, but if it is, you may have to have teeth crowned.
Gone would be discussion about plaque, that horrible soft mixture of semi- decayed food and bacteria that adheres to your tooth enamel in all the most inaccessible places and slowly, but inexorably hardens to form tartar.
The mouthwash will not harm tooth enamel and is designed to be gentle on soft gum tissue.
The tooth enamel begins to be destroyed at level higher than 5.5 on the scale.
The toothpaste helps to harden tooth enamel, is non-acidic and has low abrasion.
Says Wu: "We wondered, Are there any chemicals in raisins that might affect the growth of plaque bacteria?" Plaque bacteria live on teeth and produce acids that eat into tooth enamel.
is billing its new Coral White as the "first-ever, all-natural tooth-nutrient paste" that can deliver several important benefits, including helping to prevent cavities and re-mineralizing tooth enamel.
FLOURIDE is a mineral which combines with the calcium and phosphoros in tooth enamel to make teeth more resistant to decay.
Washington, May 2 ( ANI ): Consumption of sports and energy drinks, which is increasing especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth-specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of the tooth- say researchers including one of an Indian origin.
If you don't wait at least half an hour after eating, you'll damage tooth enamel, which is temporarily softened after eating.