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How To Remineralize Your Teeth

April 30, 2013 MiswakTooth Decay

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.

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