Effect of stress on acid dissolution of enamel.

  title={Effect of stress on acid dissolution of enamel.},
  author={Darunee Palamara and Joseph Emilio Aurelio Palamara and Martin John Tyas and Maria R Pintado and Harold Henry Messer},
  journal={Dental materials : official publication of the Academy of Dental Materials},
  volume={17 2},
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to measure the dissolution of buccal enamel of extracted teeth exposed to acid with or without simultaneous cyclic occlusal loading. METHODS Twenty mandibular premolars were mounted in pairs in a servohydraulic testing machine, and immersed in 1% lactic acid (pH 4.5) or water. One tooth of each pair was subjected to cyclic loading (100 N at 2 Hz for 200,000 cycles), with the load applied at 45 degrees to the tooth axis on the buccal incline of the buccal… CONTINUE READING
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