Silica Biomaterial Could Repair Teeth Enamel

Silica Biomaterial Could Repair Teeth Enamel

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The material has “pores” that are less than 2 nanometers in diameter, and is embedded with nanosized calcium carbonate and phosphoric acid which encourage calcium and hydroxyapatite crystal growth on the tooth.

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This material could potentially be used to replace worn away enamel as well as seal tooth fissures.

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