types of human teeth : function , shape , site

Ahmed   August 2, 2016   Comments Off on types of human teeth : function , shape , site

Types of Human Teeth     

 

  Incisors :

site : front of mouth

feature : square shape

function : phonetics and esthetic and mastication

 

 Canines :

site : near corner of the mouth

feature : sharp with long roots

function : tearing and cutting food

 

premolars :

present in permanent dentition only 

function: similar in canine in tearing and molar in grinding

no. : 8

feature : similar to canine facially and to molar lingually

 

Molar :

 

site : distal to premolars

no : 6 in each corner

function : crushing and grinding of food + maintain VD of face

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