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: June 30, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
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