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Asked • 06/11/19

Why don't teeth glow?

Hydroxyapatite is the main component of tooth enamel. It contains phosphorus in the form of phosphates, pyrophosphates etc. that are found to exhibit the the property of phosphorescence. But why don't the teeth glow in the dark ?

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Jesse E. answered • 08/18/19

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Masters in Chemistry and Bachelors in Biology

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