Comparative composition of the major mineralized tissues of teeth

Cementum is the least mineralized of the 3 calcified dental tissues, but is more mineralized than bone, as shown in the following table.

(From Schroeder, H.E.,1991)

% BY WEIGHT ENAMEL DENTIN CEMENTUM BONE
MINERAL 95 70 61 45
ORGANIC 1 20 27 30
WATER 4 10 12 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ref: http://dental.pitt.edu/cementogenesis-cej-relationships-cementum-composition

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