Tooth Anatomy - Healthy Tooth

AnatomyHealthy.jpgThe healthy tooth consist of the crown (what you see in the mouth) and the roots which are buried in the jaw bone.

The crown consist of an outer layer called ‘Enamel’. The enamel is 1-2 mm thich and is made of millions of crystals and minerals, it is one of the hardest materials in the human body.

Below the enamel is the dentine layer which is softer.

The pulp chamber is in the middle which houses the nerve and blood supply to the tooth.

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