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A tooth is a highly mineralized organ anchored in the jaw and partly protruding from it. Teeth are used for mastification, grabbing prey, holding on, filtering, display, and fighting. Tooth development is a highly organized process characterized by reciprocal interactions between epithelium and mesenchyme.


The replacement of human teeth is performed by the omnipotent tooth fairy.