Example sentences for: demineralization

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  • Over the last 50 years, the widespread usage of fluoridated water and fluoridated dentrifices have been cited as major reasons for a decline in caries since the early 1970s [ 1 ] , and for the appearance of a significant association between oral hygiene and caries experience [ 2 3 4 ] . An inverse relationship exists between salivary fluoride concentration and caries experience in the deciduous and permanent dentition [ 5 ] , but fluoride concentration is excluded from most caries prediction models [ 6 7 ] . Acids in bacterial plaques cause caries in pits, fissures and interdental regions of teeth, but they also enhance the inhibitory effect of fluoride on demineralization, confounding the ability to predict caries from the salivary fluoride concentration [ 8 9 ] .

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