Two steps are important in remineralizing your teeth
To remineralize dissolved teeth, it is important to consider two actions. The first is to avoid acidity in the mouth and the second is to supplement calcium for remineralization. To avoid acidity in the mouth, reduce snacking and sugary foods. To supplement calcium, brushing and hydroxyapatite can be used.
The more saccharide in your mouth, the more acidic it becomes
Saliva in the mouth works to neutralize acidity, and the minerals calcium and phosphorus in saliva fill in and repair demineralized areas. Snacking and eating sugary foods increases the amount of saccharide in the mouth, making it more acidic and increasing demineralization. Therefore, we can reduce the time of demineralization by cutting down on snacking and reducing the amount of saccharide that feeds the bacteria, not allowing the mouth to become acidic. It is important to remove plaque (bacteria) by brushing, and to remove bacteria that make the teeth acidic.
Hydroxyapatite toothpaste with the “bone-bonding effect”
It is believed that tooth decay occurs when hydroxyapatite, the main component of teeth, is demineralized. It helps to use toothpaste containing hydroxyapatite as a supplement to increase the speed and amount of remineralization in order to establish a composition in which demineralization occurs less than remineralization. Because hydroxyapatite is the same composition as teeth, its hardness is similar to that of teeth. Therefore, it is less likely to damage the teeth. Along with its polishing properties, it also has the property of adsorbing and removing proteins and other stains. Especially in the case of natural apatite, it’s like Tetris: the apatite is firmly placed where it should be, leading to remineralization of the teeth. Since we brush every day, it is important to choose a toothpaste that is less likely to damage teeth for promoting a process where demineralization happens less than remineralization so you can maintain healthy teeth!
The double effect of fluorine and hydroxyapatite!
Fluoride not only inhibits acid caused by bacteria and promotes remineralization, but also changes the tooth surface into a more acid-resistant structure. Hydroxyapatite promotes restoration and remineralization with the mineral component calcium phosphate. The presence of fluorine and hydroxyapatite during remineralization also produces fluoroapatite, which is more resistant to acid produced by bacteria than hydroxyapatite, making the teeth healthier and more resistant to decay.