Does Calcium Hydroxylapatite Totally Dissipate?

If it is comprised of dental enamel how does if dissipate?

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Radiesse does dissolve

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Radiesse is calcium hydroxyappatite and is not the same as dental enamel. When injected into the soft tissues of the face it dissolves over a year or more. It does not feel hard like dental enamel to the touch when injected as a filler.

Manhattan Dermatologist
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Calcium hydroxylapatite totally dissipates

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Radiesse is composed of calcium hydroxylapatite suspended in a gel.  The product does completely dissipate.  The gel is absorbed over time, while the CaHa crystals act as a scaffold for fibroblasts to deposit new collagen. 

Eventually CaHa is broken down into calcium and phosphate ions which are absorbed by the body.

Short Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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