The fracture behaviour of dental enamel.

Abstract

Enamel is the hardest tissue in the human body covering the crowns of teeth. Whereas the underlying dental material dentin is very well characterized in terms of mechanical and fracture properties, available data for enamel are quite limited and are apart from the most recent investigation mainly based on indentation studies. Within the current study… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2009.09.050

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