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Evaluation of the crystallinity of a carious tooth using X-ray diffraction

AppNote B-XRD1122: Evaluation of the crystallinity of a carious tooth using X-ray diffraction

Background

Crystalline substances are present in our bodies; for example, in bones and teeth. Their crystallinity is considered to be related to their functionality and to be affected by overall health and nutritional conditions. We performed X-ray diffraction mapping measurements of a human tooth with a carious lesion (wisdom tooth) as a biological sample of a crystalline substance to evaluate the differences in crystallinity between the different parts of the tooth.

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