tooth enamel

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Synonyms for tooth enamel

hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth


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Fluoride is really important as it reduces tooth decay by strengthening tooth enamel.
Tooth enamel can give a particularly telling portrait of physiological events, since the enamel is secreted in a regular, ring-like fashion, starting from the second trimester of fetal development.
is focused on developing and licensing proprietary formulations and technologies designed to provide the active ingredient fluoride in a formulation containing soluble calcium and phosphate to remineralize and rebuild weakened tooth enamel.
They have found that a simple amino acid that is repeated in the centre of proteins found in tooth enamel makes teeth stronger and more resilient.
The researchers examined two forms of the element carbon preserved in tooth enamel from four A.
OTCBB:ENML), which is using its proprietary "remineralization" technology to develop over-the-counter oral care products to rebuild and renew tooth enamel to help stop cavities before they begin, today reported that it has received approximately $1.
The experts claimed that wines like Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, and Riesling are more likely to wear away protective tooth enamel than reds like Rioja and Merlot.
Researchers in Italy have discovered that some coffee molecules prevent bacteria sticking to the tooth enamel.
mutans produces lactic acid, which erodes tooth enamel.
Salim Nathoo, the company's medical director, "Clinical studies conducted at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey indicate that the procedure is safe, and will not soften tooth enamel or damage existing fillings.
Wang and his advisor Simon Fleming, a physics professor at the University of Sydney's Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, said that they wanted to develop a clinical method that would give as much information as nano-indentation and could be used to assess tooth enamel in actual patients while being completely non-destructive.
Plaque grows in bacterial chains which cling to tooth enamel, but the ultrasonic wave breaks these chains making them ineffective.
Vermeersch's group hopes to clear bureaucratic hurdles in Egypt so that the find can be shipped to London's Natural History Museum for a more careful analysis, including dating of its tooth enamel.
Diminished salivary flow typically results in increased bacteria in the mouth and less available buffer to neutralize acids, both of which lead to increased demineralization (dissolving) of tooth enamel.
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Despite all the crunching and munching at every meal, our teeth remain stronger to go under some more tests each day, and now researchers have attributed this resilience to the microscopic "basket-weave" structure of human tooth enamel.