What is Novamin?
NovaMin is the brand name of a particulate bioactive glass that is used in dental care products for remineralisation of teeth. The active ingredient is the inorganic chemical calcium sodium phosphosilicate. NovaMin delivers silica and ionic calcium, phosphorus, and sodium, which are necessary for bone and tooth mineralization. It was developed and patented by NovaMin Technology, Inc., which was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline in May 2010 for $135 million.