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

  • Critics of the Hartman and Osser-man-Taub anesthetics pointed out that, 1) it is doubtful that dentine contains nerve tissues, 2) the chemicals do not always work, 3) such news .
  • Two years ago he discovered a new substance in dentine, the bonelike matter underlying tooth enamel.
  • The part that shows, which dentists call the crown, is made of bonelike dentine wrapped in an enamel shell.

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