Crack arrest within teeth at the dentinoenamel junction caused by elastic modulus mismatch

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Bechtle, Sabine (2010)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15480/882.766
  • Subject: 620 | dentinoenamel junction, elastic modulus mismatch, stress intensity factor, enamel, dentin | Zahnschmelz | Dentin | Bruchmechanik
    • ddc: ddc:620
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system | mental disorders

Enamel and dentin compose the crowns of human teeth. They are joined at the dentinoenamel junction (DEJ) which is a very strong and well-bonded interface unlikely to fail within healthy teeth despite the formation of multiple cracks within enamel during a lifetime of ex... View more
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