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Definition of "demineralisation" []

  • Alternative spelling of demineralization. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "demineralisation" in a sentence
  • "Once the bacteria stick to the enamel, they trigger a process called demineralisation - they turn sugar in the diet into a harmful acid that starts to create holes in the teeth."
  • "Once it sticks to the enamel, the organism triggers a process called demineralisation, where acid starts to punch holes in the teeth."
  • "‘We are consuming more soft drinks than ever before and a number of health issues have already been identified including tooth problems, bone demineralisation and the development of metabolic syndrome and diabetes,’ said Dr Moses Elisaf, from the University of Ioannina in Greece, who led an academic review of the issue."