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Caries Process and Prevention Strategies: Demineralization/ Remineralization

Course Number: 372

References / Additional Resources

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  6. Simmer JP, Hu JC. Dental enamel formation and its impact on clinical dentistry. J Dent Educ. 2001 Sep;65(9):896-905.

  7. Marsh PD, Lewis MAO, Rogers H, et al. Oral Microbiology. 6th ed. 2016; Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

  8. Higham SM, Edgar WM. Human dental plaque pH, and the organic acid and free amino acid profiles in plaque fluid, after sucrose rinsing. Arch Oral Biol. 1989;34(5):329-34. doi: 10.1016/0003-9969(89)90105-2.

  9. Stookey GK. The effect of saliva on dental caries. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008 May;139 Suppl:11S-17S. doi: 10.14219/jada.archive.2008.0347.

  10. Ahn SJ, Ahn SJ, Browngardt CM, Burne RA. Changes in biochemical and phenotypic properties of Streptococcus mutans during growth with aeration. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Apr;75(8):2517-27. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02367-08. Epub 2009 Feb 27.

  11. Larsen MJ, Pearce EI, Jensen SJ. Notes on the dissolution of human dental enamel in dilute acid solutions at high solid/solution ratio. Caries Res. 1993;27(2):87-95. doi: 10.1159/000261523.

  12. Shellis RP. A scanning electron-microscopic study of solubility variations in human enamel and dentine. Arch Oral Biol. 1996 May;41(5):473-84. doi: 10.1016/0003-9969(96)00140-9.

  13. Tanaka M, Margolis HC. Release of mineral ions in dental plaque following acid production. Arch Oral Biol. 1999 Mar;44(3):253-8. doi: 10.1016/s0003-9969(98)00125-3.

  14. Edgar WM, Dawes C, O’Mullane D. Saliva and Oral Health. 3rd ed. 2004; London, UK: BDJ Books.

  15. Featherstone JD. Dental caries: a dynamic disease process. Aust Dent J. 2008 Sep;53(3):286-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1834-7819.2008.00064.x.

  16. Dye BA, Tan S, Smith V, et al. Trends in oral health status, 1988 to 1994 and 1999 to 2004. National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Statistics. 2007; series 11 (248). Accessed August 19, 2021.

  17. Shu M, Morou-Bermudez E, Suárez-Pérez E, Rivera-Miranda C, Browngardt CM, Chen YY, Magnusson I, Burne RA. The relationship between dental caries status and dental plaque urease activity. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2007 Feb;22(1):61-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-302X.2007.00325.x.

  18. ten Cate JM. Remineralization of deep enamel dentine caries lesions. Aust Dent J. 2008 Sep;53(3):281-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1834-7819.2008.00063.x.

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  20. Fenoll-Palomares C, Muñoz Montagud JV, Sanchiz V, Herreros B, Hernández V, Mínguez M, Benages A. Unstimulated salivary flow rate, pH and buffer capacity of saliva in healthy volunteers. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2004 Nov;96(11):773-83. English, Spanish. doi: 10.4321/s1130-01082004001100005.

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