dentin dentin  /ˈdɛn tən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth
  2. (n) bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The normal human tooth consists of a very hard outer casing, enamel where it projects beyond the gum, cementum (bone) inside the gum line; a less hard inner body of dentin (ivory .

News

  1. Four local sweet shops show us how to live la dolce vita

    Confectioners are sometimes a forgotten segment of our city’s thriving artisanal food scene, yet it seems that with every passing week, new sweet shops materialize faster than crevices in your dentin. Salted caramel has become about as popular an ingredient as bacon, and, indeed, many of these savvy sugarmongers seduce us with both – the “dark chocolate salted peanut butter bacon crumble cupcake ...
    on February 15, 2014     Source: Orlando Weekly

  2. Valentine’s Day sweets: Se7en Bites, P Is for Pie, B Cupcakes and the Soda Fountain

    Confectioners are sometimes a forgotten segment of our city’s thriving artisanal food scene, yet it seems that with every passing week, new sweet shops materialize faster than crevices in your dentin. Salted caramel has become about as popular an ingredient as bacon, and, indeed, many of these savvy sugarmongers seduce us with both – the “dark chocolate salted peanut butter bacon crumble cupcake ...
    on February 13, 2014     Source: Orlando Weekly

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