Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
On the in vitro fracture toughness of human dentin
- Author(s): Imbeni, V.
- Nalla, R.K.
- Bosi, C.
- Kinney, J.H.
- Ritchie, R.O.
- et al.
The in vitro fracture toughness of human dention has been reported to be of the order of 3 MPa sqrt m. This result, however is based on a single study for a single orientation, and furthermore involves notched, rather than fatigue precracked, test samples.