In-vivo fluid movement across dentine in the dog

D. H. Pashley, R. Nelson, Edna L. Pashley

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Conical chambers were cemented to dentine and connected via micropipettes to a pressure bottle to permit measurement of the rate of fluid movement across dentine under positive or negative hydrostatic pressures. Connecting the chamber to a pressure transducer permitted measurement of intra-pulpal tissue pressure through intact dentine, which averaged 24 mm Hg. Knowledge of the intra- and extra-pulpal pressures employed permitted calculation of the in-vivo hydraulic conductance of dog dentine. This was 1.35 × 10-2 and 4.51 × 10-3 μl cm-2 min-1 cmH2O-1 for molar and canine teeth respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)707-710
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Oral Biology
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • General Dentistry
  • Cell Biology


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