Resources About Cosmetic Dentistry: Tooth Chart

Often your cosmetic dentist will refer to a number when referring to specific tooth. The tooth chart below will help you to better understand which tooth is being referred to. This may also be handy to print out and take with you when visiting your dentist. The chart is as if you're facing someone and their mouth is wide open.

Tooth Chart
  1. 3rd Molar (wisdom tooth)
  2. 2nd Molar (12-year molar)
  3. 1st Molar (6-year molar)
  4. 2nd Bicuspid (2nd premolar)
  5. 1st Bicuspid (1st premolar)
  6. Cuspid (canine/eye tooth)
  7. Lateral incisor
  8. Central incisor
  9. Central incisor
  10. Lateral incisor
  11. Cuspid (canine/eye tooth)
  12. 1st Bicuspid (1st premolar)
  13. 2nd Bicuspid (2nd premolar)
  14. 1st Molar (6-year molar)
  15. 2nd Molar (12-year molar)
  16. 3rd Molar (wisdom tooth)
  17. 3rd Molar (wisdom tooth)
  18. 2nd Molar (12-year molar)
  19. 1st Molar (6-year molar)
  20. 2nd Bicuspid (2nd premolar)
  21. 1st Bicuspid (1st premolar)
  22. Cuspid (canine/eye tooth)
  23. Lateral incisor
  24. Central incisor
  25. Central incisor
  26. Lateral incisor
  27. Cuspid (canine/eye tooth)
  28. 1st Bicuspid (1st premolar)
  29. 2nd Bicuspid (2nd premolar)
  30. 1st Molar (6-year molar)
  31. 2nd Molar (12-year molar)
  32. 3rd Molar (wisdom tooth)

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  1. A helpful tooth chart.
  2. Which dental specialties perform which dental procedures.
  3. What to look for in a good dental relationship.
  4. What can be done to stop tooth decay.
  5. Learn what Halitosis is and what you can do about it.
  6. General oral hygiene information for that great new smile.
  7. Learn to understand and manage fears of pain or gagging
  8. Sleep through dental procedures.
  9. Glossary of dental terms
  10. Useful links that will be helpful to you while you're doing your research
  11. A list of Dental Schools
  12. A checklist will help you to find the right cosmetic dentist for you.

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A guide to tooth anatomy and a tooth chart.