Human Dentition and Experimental Animals

  title={Human Dentition and Experimental Animals},
  author={Ole Fejerskov},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  pages={725 - 734}
  • O. Fejerskov
  • Published 1 February 1979
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Dental Research
A review of the recent literature concerning enamel maturation patterns following cessation of protein matrix secretion confirms that developing rodent enamel exhibits an overall mineral distribution different from that of developing enamel in man, monkey, dog, and swine. This seems to be a result of structural differences of the enamel as the pattern of crystal growth appears similar in these species. Whether the differences in enamel structure are reflected in significant differences in… 

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