Plant phytolith and water content influence rate of tooth enamel abrasion in vertebrates

Source: ScienceDaily

Plant phytolith and water content cause differing degrees of tooth enamel abrasion in vertebrates. This study has implications for how tooth wear in extinct animals is interpreted and how this information can be employed to reconstruct their dietary behavior and habitats.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190111112842.htm