The Different Parts of a Tooth and How Whitening Affects Them

The parts of the teeth are the enamel, the dentin, the cementum, the root and the pulp. The enamel is the outer coating and the part that you see. Under the enamel is the dentin, a bone-like structure that has nerves in it. Below the gumline, roots anchor the teeth with the help of cementum that keeps it in place. The pulp is the nerve, soft tissue that takes in nutrition and keeps blood flowing.

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