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Comparative research of processing of tooth root canals by Nd:YAG and Ho:YAG laser emission
Author(s): Gregory B. Altshuler; Andrei V. Belikov; R. Slavichek; M. Traxler; Donald C. Hilgers; Dmitry M. Boutoussov
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Paper Abstract

For the first time the investigation results of acid resistance and microhardness of the dentin in root canals of the human tooth irradiated by Nd:YAG and Ho:YAG lasers are presented. The morphological changes in root dentin at the operated area were observed by SEM.

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Date Published: 19 January 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2623, Medical Applications of Lasers III, (19 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.230329
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Gregory B. Altshuler, St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (United States)
Andrei V. Belikov, St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (Russia)
R. Slavichek, Vienna Univ. (Austria)
M. Traxler, Vienna Univ. (Austria)
Donald C. Hilgers, Orthodent (United States)
Dmitry M. Boutoussov, Laser Medical Systems GmbH (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2623:
Medical Applications of Lasers III
Stephen G. Bown; Herbert J. Geschwind; Raimund Hibst; Frederic Laffitte; Giulio Maira; Roberto Pini; Hans-Dieter Reidenbach; Hans H. Scherer; Pasquale Spinelli, Editor(s)

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