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1

___% inorganic
___% organic

96%
4%

2

What makes up enamel

1. Hydroxyapatite
2. Protein matrix b/w crystals
3. Non vital; avascular
4. Primary more opaque; whiter

3

Apposition made up of

Protein matrix

4

Maturation is done through..

Mineralization

5

What cells form enamel

Ameloblasts

6

Post eruptive is influenced by..

Environment

7

Fluoride adds..
Acidic takes away..

Minerals

8

How many Ameloblasts to 1 rod?

4:1

9

Origin of enamel

Inner enamel epithelium