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Features and Structure of dentine

Features and Structure of dentine

Features and Structure of dentine Structure of dentine Dentine consists of many dentinal tubules that run parallel to each other, following a double curved course, and extend from the pulp to the amelo-dentinal junction. Each dentinal tubule contains an odontoblast process surrounded by intercellular ground substance composed of fine collagenous fibrils. The odontoblast cells are […]

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Structure and Features of enamel

Structure and Features of enamel

Structure and Features of enamel Structure of enamel Enamel is made up of millions of enamel prisms or rods, which run from the amelo-dentinal junction to the enamel surface. Each prism is made up of a large number of enamel crystallites. When viewed under a light microscope each prism resembles the rounded ‘head’ portion of […]

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