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Enamel is the hard outer layer of a tooth made mostly of minerals.
Enamel has tiny pores that can be seen only with a microscope.
Dentin, which is underneath the enamel, is not completely solid.
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
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