Principles of Biomimetic Dentistry

Did you know a tooth is in fact a delicate organ? It has its own blood supply, nervous system, and lymphatic drainage. The root of a tooth is very porous and this allows for nutrient exchange between the tooth and its surrounding bone. The science of dentistry is not always taking these facts into consideration and teeth are often treated as hairs or nails: they get cut or filed down. Yet, a tooth cannot re-grow itself. On the other hand, a tooth has the ability to detoxify itself, a little known fact! The detoxification process takes place from the inside of the tooth pulp out through the outside enamel layer. When a tooth is broken down and damaged by decay, a dental crown may be recommend

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