Mineralization of Dental Calculus.∗

@article{Zander1960MineralizationOD,
  title={Mineralization of Dental Calculus.∗},
  author={Helmut A. Zander and Stanley P. Hazen and David B. Scott},
  journal={Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine},
  year={1960},
  volume={103},
  pages={257 - 260}
}
  • H. Zander, S. Hazen, D. Scott
  • Published 1 February 1960
  • Materials Science
  • Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Summary Experimental studies have been made of mineralization in developing human dental calculus, formed in vivo on polyester strips attached to the teeth. The findings suggest a close parallelism between calcification process in this exogenous deposit and in calcified tissues. The microorganisms and intermicrobial substance first laid down serve as the organic matrix, which undergoes a series of chemical and morphological changes prior to mineralization. Calcification within this matrix… 

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