Data for: Biomimetic transformation of polyphosphate microparticles during restoration of damaged teeth

Published: 3 December 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/ggmr7pwhm7.1
Contributors:
Dr. W.E.G. Mueller,
Xiaohong Wang,
Shunfeng Wang,
Meik Neufurth,
Maximilian Ackermann,
Heinz C. Schroder,
emad tolba

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Highlights: • Demineralization of enamel and dentin is caused by chemical processes • Polyphosphate is a natural inorganic polymer which can be fabricated biomimetically into novel amorphous microparticles • Amorphous polyphosphate particles are morphogenetically active in vitro and in vivo • These polyphosphate particles restore damaged enamel and dentin • Dentifrice, supplemented with polyphosphate particles, sustainably solidifies enamel and dentin

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