International Journal of Spectroscopy / 2011 / Article / Fig 7

Research Article

Effect of Artificial Saliva on the Apatite Structure of Eroded Enamel

Figure 7

Sketch of deremineralization processes on enamel mineral surface layer of thickness ~700 nm; areas of undamaged apatite and damaged apatite (with broken or loose P–O–Ca atomic linkages) are represented by white and textured gray color, respectively.

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