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Dental enamel

Dental enamel

(Science: dentistry) a hard thin translucent layer of calcified substance which envelops and protects the dentin of the crown of the tooth. It is the hardest substance in the body and is almost entirely composed of calcium salts. Under the microscope, it is composed of thin rods (enamel prisms) held together by cementing substance, and surrounded by an enamel sheath.

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Teeth whitening - White Strips and Ionic White

... (probably an oxidizer like hydrogen peroxide) will also oxidize the enamel that protects your teeth. A little bit here and there is fine, but ... bother messing with white strips. The dentist can provide you with dental peroxide gel and customized molds of your teeth which will get the ...

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by pdavis68
Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:18 pm
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Topic: Teeth whitening - White Strips and Ionic White
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