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Contact: Kristen Kusek
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Human Teeth vs. Rat Teeth

Caption: These tooth models show the relative size comparison of a human tooth versus a rat tooth -- to give an idea of the technical challenges involved with performing dentistry on such a small scale. NOTE: The small "rat tooth" is not an actual rat tooth but rather a resized human tooth.

Credit: James Weaver, Harvard's Wyss Institute

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