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Dentin pentrating into enamel, what to do?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Confused?: Do you mean "dental caries\tooth decay" penetrating into enamel? If yes, see a dentist for treatment. Dentin is the tooth structure underneath the enamel.
Answered on Aug 23, 2018

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