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VITA Calendar 2020 – Good health starts in the mouth!

From the perspective of the chewing system: crushed food for the stomach

Every day and with every meal, we take in a variety of food in the form of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals and liquid to provide it with energy and building blocks.

To be digested – absorbed from the intestine into the blood - the food must first be crushed and broken down into its molecular components. This is a long process taking a total of about 30 to 40 hours. Our digestion already starts in the mouth – the teeth cut and crush the food.

Salivary enzymes break down the first chemical bonds in the mouth. This food mush is salivated for smooth swallowing into the stomach. There, antimicrobial stomach acids wait to break down the food even further.

The VITA MRP formula for a sustainable chewing function

All prosthetic teeth from VITA Zahnfabrik are based on the especially abrasion-resistant VITA-MRP formula (Microfiller Reinforced Polymermatrix). In this formula, dimethacrylates (DiMAs) are homogeneously mixed in with silanated silicon dioxide and PMMA pearls. In the chemical maturation, the dimethacrylate penetrates the upper layers of the PMMA pearls and causes these to swell. In the special VITA reprocessing procedure, food can be reliably reduced through a high-molecular-weight and highly cross-linked acrylate polymer, which is produced under pressure and heat for sustained and functional prosthetic results.

The VITA-MRP formula provides abrasion resistance.
The VITA-MRP formula provides abrasion resistance.
The VITA-MRP formula provides abrasion resistance.
The high-molecular-weight and highly cross-linked acrylate polymer under a scanning electron microscope.
The high-molecular-weight and highly cross-linked acrylate polymer under a scanning electron microscope.
The high-molecular-weight and highly cross-linked acrylate polymer under a scanning electron microscope.

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