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Tooth dentine Coloured scanning electron micrograph SEM of dentine from a milk tooth The bulk of a tooth is formed of dentine a mineralised connective tissue with a similar composition to bone Within the dentine are channels called tubules purple that contain odontoblasts cells that produce new dentine The arrangement of the tubules is less regular in milk teeth or deciduous teeth than it is in permanent teeth

Work by Steve Gschmeissner

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