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What's in Your Mouth?

We love questions! Use this helpful tooth chart to communicate with us about your smile. Contact Dental Care Associates of Waycross.


dental chart and common terminology

Tooth Numbers & Names

Upper (Maxillary) Arch:

  1. 3rd Molar (Wisdom Tooth)
  2. 2nd Molar
  3. 1st Molar
  4. 2nd Premolar / Bicuspid
  5. 1st Premolar / Bicuspid
  6. Cuspid (Canine)
  7. Lateral Incisor
  8. Central Incisor
  9. Central Incisor
  10. Lateral Incisor
  11. Cuspid (Canine)
  12. 1st Premolar / Bicuspid
  13. 2nd Premolar / Bicuspid
  14. 1st Molar
  15. 2nd Molar
  16. 3rd Molar (Wisdom Tooth)

Lower (Mandibular) Arch:

  1. 3rd Molar (Wisdom Tooth)
  2. 2nd Molar
  3. 1st Molar
  4. 2nd Premolar / Bicuspid
  5. 1st Premolar / Bicuspid
  6. Cuspid (Canine)
  7. Lateral Incisor
  8. Central Incisor
  9. Central Incisor
  10. Lateral Incisor
  11. Cuspid (Canine)
  12. 1st Premolar / Bicuspid
  13. 2nd Premolar / Bicuspid
  14. 1st Molar
  15. 2nd Molar
  16. 3rd Molar (Wisdom Tooth)

Common Dental Terminology

Occlusal Surface
The chewing side of a posterior tooth.

Buccal Surface
The outside of a posterior tooth; faces the cheek.

Cusps
The tapered projections on the crown of a tooth.

Lingual Surface
The inside, or tongue side, of all teeth.

Labial Surface
The front side of an anterior tooth; faces the lips.

Incisal Edge
The biting surface of an anterior tooth.