Know Your Teeth


“A smile starts from the inside and spreads outward”…and knowing what all those numbers mean that your Dentist uses can help bring a big smile to your face!

TOOTH NUMBERING GRAPHIC

Tooth Number Tooth Names Years Eruption
1 and 16 Third Molars (Wisdom Teeth) 17 – 21 years
2 and 15 Second Molars 12 – 13 years
3 and 14 First Molars 6 – 7 years
4 and 13 Second Premolars (Bicuspids) 10 – 12 years
5 and 12 First Premolars (Bicuspids) 10 – 11 year
6 and 11 Canines (Cuspids) 10 – 12 years
7 and 10 Lateral Incisors 7 – 9 years
8 and 9 Central Incisors 6 – 8 years
17 and 32 Third Molars (Wisdom Teeth) 17 – 21 years
18 and 31 Second Molars 11 – 13 years
19 and 30 First Molars 6 – 7 years
20 and 29 Second Premolars (Bicuspids) 11 – 12 years
21 and 28 First Premolars (Bicuspids)  10 – 12 years
22 and 27 Canines (Cuspids) 9 – 10 years
23 and 26 Lateral Incisors  7 – 8 year
24 and 25 Central Incisors 6 – 7 years