Specific Acid-Etched Dental Enamel -The Relationship with Functional Units
Department of Dental Medicine, Paris Descartes University, France
Dr. Michel Goldberg, Department of Dental Medicine, Paris Descartes University, France.
Keywords: Dental Enamel; Hunter-Schreger Band; Prismatic Enamel
The structure of dental enamel integrates different levels of functional units, displaying complexity. Rods, synonymous of prisms, and interred, synonymous of interprismatic substance, are the constituting elements of the assembly of calcium/phosphate monocristals elements in dental needle-like HAP [(Ca10(Po4)6(OH)2]. Dental enamel has an internal void volume of 0.2-5%.
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