What is Anterior Teeth? - Hardy Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Anterior Teeth

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The anterior teeth are the twelve teeth at the front of the mouth. These teeth are often referred to as the “front teeth.” The lateral incisors, as well as the maxillary, mandibular, and cuspid incisors, are among these teeth. The primary function of the front teeth is to chop and shred food into little pieces.

What is the Anterior Side of Teeth?

Your anterior teeth are the teeth on the front side of your mouth. When you speak or smile, your anterior teeth are the most visible.

How many Anterior Teeth are in a Permanent Dentition?

The permanent dentition in the front of the mouth has 12 teeth. The anterior teeth include the maxillary and mandibular central incisors, as well as the canines (cuspids) and lateral incisors.


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