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    Tooth Enamel

    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.

    Last Revised: January 7, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry

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