7 August 1992 Ablation of hard dental tissues with the Er:YAG laser
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Proceedings Volume 1646, Laser-Tissue Interaction III; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.142545
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
The Er:YAG laser ablation of hard dental tissues and artificial dental stones was studied. The hole depth after ablation was measured as a function of pulse energy and pulse number. The dental gypsum products allowed systematic study of how pulse energy, pulse number, and water content affected ablation. The studies on human teeth compared teeth stored in saline vs teeth stored in formalin.
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Vicki A. Vickers, Steven L. Jacques, Jon A. Schwartz, Massoud Motamedi, Sohi Rastegar, and J. W. Martin "Ablation of hard dental tissues with the Er:YAG laser", Proc. SPIE 1646, Laser-Tissue Interaction III, (7 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.142545; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.142545
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