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Remineralization of teeth..........dentistry is a step ahead now

Dr. Bhawna Arora, Dr. Ravneet Kaur and Dr. Monika Madaan

Dental caries is an infectious microbiologic disease that results in destruction of calcified tissues. The routine drill and fill technique eliminates bacteria only at the site of restoration and recolonization can occur in remaining part of oral cavity. Present day treatment aims on conservation of tooth structure by identifying decalcification in earlier stages followed by treatment with remineralization. This paper discusses on various remineralization treatment options available and their mode of action.

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