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The etiology of enamel hypoplasia: a unifying concept.
In a study of children with chronic disorders of calcium and phosphate homeostasis, enamel hypoplasia was found in hereditary vitamin D-dependency rickets and in hypoparathyroidism, conditions… Expand
- G. Nikiforuk
- Clinical orthopaedics and related research
- 1 July 1966
Most people think of skeletal bone as being the hardest substance in the body. But, actually, tooth enamel tops skeletal bone for hardness. Tooth enamel is a thin layer of calcified material that… Expand
Risk Factors for Dental Fluorosis in a Fluoridated Community
- O.O. Osujp, J.L. Leake, M.L. Chipman, G. Nikiforuk, D. Locker, N. Levine
- Journal of dental research
- 1 December 1988
We conducted a case-control study to determine the sources of fluoride which are particular risk factors to dental fluorosis. Cases and non-cases were identified by the screening of 8-, 9-, and… Expand
Demineralization of hard tissues by organic chelating agents.
Etiology of Enamel Hypoplasia and Interglobular Dentin: The Roles of Hypocalcemia and Hypophosphatemia
Abstract In the course of a long-term investigation of children with three well-defined disturbances of calcium and phosphate homeostasis - hereditary vitamin D dependency rickets, X-linked… Expand
Purification and Properties of Protein from Embryonic Bovine Enamel
This is a brief report of studies of some physicochemical properties of soluble enamel protein of developing bovine enamel. Enamel tissue was obtained from unerupted bovine teeth and demineralized by… Expand
Enamel defects in prematurely born, low birth-weight infants.
The purpose of this study was to relate the influence of birth and metabolic parameters of the low birth-weight neonate to the development of the primary teeth. The role of hypocalcemia s a specific… Expand
Demineralization of Hard Tissues by Organic Chelating Agents at Neutral pH