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Structure of teeth


Photograph of the longitudinal section of a tooth and its supporting tissue, showing the position of enamel, dentine and pulp.

Enamel

  • Transparent or milky-white colour
  • The hardest tissue in a human body (harder than bone)

Dentine
Slightly yellowish in colour

Pulp
Filled with blood vessels and nerve fibres

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