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Hardness of teeth/bone

  1. Nov 3, 2008 #1
    Hi all,

    My 9 year old just asked me what is harder.. teeth or bones? Any suggestions?
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  3. Nov 3, 2008 #2


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    Gotta love the questions kids ask! Actually, it's teeth...or more specifically, the outer enamel coating of teeth. The inner, dentin layer, is more like bone.
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