Dinosaur Teeth Herbivorous and Carnivorous

Theropod Tooth

People with cavity-bearing teeth pulled from their jaws or who have seen X-ray photographs of their teeth have the opportunity to observe a few or most of the tooth parts and their orientations. Teeth have two primary layers, tough enamel on the outside and softer dentine on the inside. The part of the tooth exposed above the gumline of an animal is its crown, whereas the part within the socket is the root. In many cases, the root composed the majority as much as 75 of a dinosaur tooth. The...