enamel : Definition, Usages, News and More

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enamel

i na muhl

  • n  hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth
  • n  a colored glassy compound (opaque or partially opaque) that is fused to the surface of metal or glass or pottery for decoration or protection
  • n  a paint that dries to a hard glossy finish
  • n  any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze
  • v  coat, inlay, or surface with enamel

  • No one disputes the fact that fluoride, a natural element found in rocks and groundwater, protects tooth enamel.
  • The normal human tooth consists of a very hard outer casing, enamel where it projects beyond the gum, cementum (bone) inside the gum line; a less hard inner body of dentin (ivory .
  • Not so, says Jay: after tooth enamel is formed (in childhood), nothing can be done either to add to it or subtract from it.
News & Articles

  • Bobby Flay's Dentist: How to Prevent Enamel Loss, Get a Whiter Smile This Summer
    What goes best with a bronzed beachy glow? A bright, white smile! With all the outdoor barbecues, poolside cocktails and other fun in the sun activities the summer months have in store, maintaining a white, healthy smile may not be a top priority, but as celebrity dentist Dr. Nancy Rosen tells Us Weekly , preventing cavities and enamel loss can be done in just minutes at home.
    June 11, 2013 - US Weekly
  • Sale of Important Watches & Clocks announced at Sotheby's New York
    J. N. Adorno, A Geographical and Astronomical Watch NO. 1 Made by the Inventor a Unique Gold and Enamel Astronomical Double Dial Minute Repeating Independent Seconds Watch With Calendar and Moon Phases Circa 1875. Est. $70/100,000. Photo: Sotheby's.
    June 6, 2013 - Art Daily
Quotes

  • Henry Ford in Washington Post
    When Henry Ford said people could have his cars in any color they wanted as long as it was black, the actual name of the color was, portentously, "Japan black enamel."
  • Scarlett Johansson in Vogue.com
    I've always loved enamel jewellery and I was looking at a lily when approached about the project,says Johanssen. "In today's world, cancer affects everyone, whether it's your own personal crisis or someone that you know. Any opportunity to...
  • Sue Kedgley in New Zealand Herald
    Green MP Sue Kedgley said children would continue to be exposed to "nutritionless, enamel-destroying soft drinks with addictive and controversial additives in them".

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