Medical Definition of Tooth demineralization

1. A tooth's loss of minerals, such as calcium in hydroxyapatite from the tooth matrix, caused by acidic exposure. An example of the occurrence of demineralization is in the formation of dental caries. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tooth Demineralization

tooth abrasion
tooth abscess
tooth and nail
tooth apex
tooth arrangement
tooth attrition
tooth avulsion
tooth bleaching
tooth bud
tooth calcification
tooth cement
tooth cervix
tooth components
tooth crown
tooth decay
tooth demineralization (current term)
tooth discoloration
tooth doctor
tooth enamel
tooth erosion
tooth exfoliation
tooth extraction
tooth fairies
tooth fairy
tooth form
tooth fractures
tooth fungus
tooth germ
tooth injuries
tooth ligation

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