« Previous Page
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.
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2015 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.