Numerical Analysis of the Thermochemical Tooth Damage Induced by Laser Radiation

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G. Laufer, S. Haber

Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

J Biomech Eng 107(3), 234-239 (Aug 01, 1985) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3138548 History: Received March 11, 1984; Revised February 04, 1985; Online June 15, 2009


A numerical model is developed to predict zones of thermochemical tooth damage induced by laser radiation. Particular attention is devoted to pulp denaturation, enamel fracture and caries sterilization treatment dependence on laser energy and other beam parameters.

Copyright © 1985 by ASME
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