May 1st, 2013
how to remineralize teeth tagged posts
What? Can you repeat that word again? Re-mi-ne-ra-li-za-tion? What the heck is that?
Not only is the word “remineralization” kinda hard to pronounce and spell, but it is also a fairly uncommon word for many people. Once, I tried to introduce the word to my friends, and they looked at me in this really funny way, mouth hanging open and all, as if I was speaking in a different language. The fact is, not everyone knows about remineralization of teeth, and just how important it is.
Remineralization, if broken into its root form, is from the prefix “re” (to repeat or go back), the root word “mineral” (naturally occurring elements), and the suffix “tion” (denoting a state or process). From these meanings, we can say that remineralization is the process of returning or restoring minerals.Read More
January 14, 2013 Tooth Decay
If plaque and bacteria were the primary cause of cavities, you would be able to prevent them by brushing and flossing. Unfortunately, plaque and bacteria are not the primary cause of cavities. Even though most dentists won’t tell you this, cavities can only develop after your teeth have demineralized and lost their structural integrity. If you want to know how to prevent cavities, you need to learn how to build strong teeth with healthy enamel. This will defend your teeth against cavities.
Having strong and healthy teeth doesn’t just happen by accident, and it isn’t something we are born with. The good news is that even if you have lousy teeth, you can still strengthen your enamel and make them a lot stronger.
August 29, 2012 Tooth Decay
Whether we like it or not, our teeth are in a constant state of mineralization and demineralization. When teeth become demineralized by acidic foods or sugars that are converted into an acid, it causes our teeth to demineralize very quickly. If we want to have strong and healthy teeth that are virtually immune to cavities, we need to learn how to remineralize teeth permanently.
Learn About Remineralizing Teeth
Tooth enamel is one of the hardest structures in our body. It is also porous. This means that it can easily be strengthened or weakened. Once your teeth become demineralized, they are far more susceptible to cavities, tooth infections, and tooth decay. The most common way for our teeth toRead More