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Tooth Enamel

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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerArden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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