Discontinuities in the human bone-PDL-cementum complex.

@article{Hurng2011DiscontinuitiesIT,
  title={Discontinuities in the human bone-PDL-cementum complex.},
  author={Jonathan M. Hurng and Michael P Kurylo and Grayson William Marshall and Samuel M. Webb and Mark I. Ryder and Sunita P Ho},
  journal={Biomaterials},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 29},
  pages={7106-17}
}
A naturally graded interface due to functional demands can deviate toward a discontinuous interface, eventually decreasing the functional efficiency of a dynamic joint. It is this characteristic feature in a human bone-tooth fibrous joint bone-PDL-tooth complex that will be discussed through histochemistry, and site-specific high resolution microscopy, micro tomography(Micro XCT™), X-ray fluorescence imaging and wet nanoindentation techniques. Results demonstrated two causes for the occurrence… CONTINUE READING

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