The use of calcium-phosphate casein on hypomineralized molars (molar incisor hypomineralization, MIH) has been proposed but not clinically investigated. Qualitative and quantitative effects of supplementation with a calcium-phosphate casein product on MIH molars were monitored over a period of three years. Molar replicas, minimally invasive biopsies and their SEM microphotographs, plus ESEM/EDX semi-quantitative peaks of elements present in affected enamel were evaluated. Mineralization, morphology, and porosity appeared markedly improved, with calcium and phosphate levels reaching almost normal levels at three years’ follow-up. The hypothesis tested was rejected, since calcium-phosphate casein improved enamel morphology in vivo.

C.Baroni, S.Marchionni (2011). MIH Supplementation Strategies: Prospective Clinical and Laboratory Trial. JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 90(3), 371-376 [10.1177/0022034510388036].

MIH Supplementation Strategies: Prospective Clinical and Laboratory Trial

BARONI, CHIARA;MARCHIONNI, SILVIA
2011

Abstract

The use of calcium-phosphate casein on hypomineralized molars (molar incisor hypomineralization, MIH) has been proposed but not clinically investigated. Qualitative and quantitative effects of supplementation with a calcium-phosphate casein product on MIH molars were monitored over a period of three years. Molar replicas, minimally invasive biopsies and their SEM microphotographs, plus ESEM/EDX semi-quantitative peaks of elements present in affected enamel were evaluated. Mineralization, morphology, and porosity appeared markedly improved, with calcium and phosphate levels reaching almost normal levels at three years’ follow-up. The hypothesis tested was rejected, since calcium-phosphate casein improved enamel morphology in vivo.
2011
C.Baroni, S.Marchionni (2011). MIH Supplementation Strategies: Prospective Clinical and Laboratory Trial. JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 90(3), 371-376 [10.1177/0022034510388036].
C.Baroni; S.Marchionni
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