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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Minimally Invasive Demineralized Hard Tissue Repair: Remineralization

N.M. Dhanyakumar, T Jayakumar, Anshuman Khaitan

Citation Information : Dhanyakumar N, Jayakumar T, Khaitan A. Minimally Invasive Demineralized Hard Tissue Repair: Remineralization. CODS J Dent 2012; 4 (1):34-36.

DOI: 10.5005/cods-4-1-34

License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-03-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Caries is a disease caused by a multifactorial process and it remains a major public health problem in most communities even though the prevalence of the disease has decreased. One of the recent trends in caries control includes minimally invasive treatment of the lesions by reversal of mineral loss by remineralization. Restorative treatment options are advised only when the carious process has resulted in more extensive damage, and form, function or esthetics need to be restored. This article reviews the various remineralization stratezies and their role in remineralizing tooth structure.


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