A Comparison Of Teeth, Dentin, And Pulp

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Background Research Teeth come in different shapes and sizes and everyones ' teeth are different. However all teeth have a few things in common- they all have three main layers; Enamel, Dentin, and Pulp. Enamel is the very hard protective shell on the visible part or crown of your tooth. It can withstand chewing and biting but is brittle and can chip/break easily. Dentin consists of a substance that is similar to bone, it is underneath the enamel and gives your teeth their color. Last is pulp, pulp is inside of the pulp cavity beneath dentin. Pulp is made of nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. Pulp gives your teeth the nutrients they need to live and not fall out or get infected. Tooth decay and stains are very common. Tooth

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