18. Strategies for Remineralization

  1. Hardy Limeback
  1. Laurence J. Walsh

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118703762.ch18

Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry

Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry

How to Cite

Walsh, L. J. (2012) Strategies for Remineralization, in Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry (ed H. Limeback), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118703762.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 MAY 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813821689

Online ISBN: 9781118703762



  • Amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP);
  • Beta tricalcium phosphate (TCP);
  • Calcium and phosphate salts, sodium fluoride;
  • Clinical applications and protocols;
  • CPP-ACFP nanocomplexes and CPP-ACP in chewing gums;
  • Dicalcium phosphate dehydrate (DCPD) and white spot lesions (WSL);
  • Light-activated fluoride (LAF);
  • RecaldentTM (CPP-ACP nanocomplexes);
  • Remineralization;
  • Root surface treatment and cervical dentin


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Light-Activation of Fluoride Uptake

  • Caries Prevention with Light-Activated Fluoride

  • Factors that Influence Remineralization

  • Beta Tricalcium Phosphate (TCP)

  • Bioactive Glass Containing Calcium Sodium Phosphosilicate (NovaMin™)

  • Unstabilized Calcium and Phosphate Salts with Sodium Fluoride (Enamelon™)

  • Amorphous Calcium Phosphate

  • Dicalcium Phosphate Dehydrate

  • Other Calcium Compounds

  • Recaldent™ (CPP-ACP Nanocomplexes)

  • Treatment of White Spot Lesions

  • Disclosure

  • References