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What tissue is 96% mineralized?

Enamel

2

What is the hardest tissue in the body?

Enamel

3

What is enamel produced from?

Ameloblasts from the inner enamel epithelium

4

What tissue is 70% mineralized?

Dentin

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What is dentin produced by?

odontoblasts form the dental papilla

6

When is primary dentin deposited?

Before the completion of the root

7

When does secondary dentin develop?

After the tooth is in occlusion

8

What tissue is 50% mineralized?

Cementum

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What is cementum produced by?

Cementoblasts located in the PDL

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Where is Cementum the thinnest and the thickest?

Thinnest at the cervical portion and thickest at the apex

11

Where is the acellular cementum found?

At the CEJ

12

Where is the cellular cementum found?

At the apex

13

What is the vital and sensory part of the tooth?

Pulp

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What is the PDL attached to the cementum with?

Sharpey's fibers

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What is the PDL composed of?

Collagen and fibroblasts

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What are the most numerous fibers in the PDL?

Oblique fibers