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TOOTH ANATOMY

Tooth Diagram

 

 

Crown

 

 

 

Root

Bone

enamel: the hard shiny outer surface of the tooth.

dentin: microscopically porous hard tissue under the enamel and cementum of the tooth.

pulp: the center of the tooth consisting of blood vessels and nerve tissues.

ligament: tough band of shock absorbent connective tissue that connects two bones together.

Anatomy of a tooth explained

Source: Dental Review

February 06, 2008

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