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Canine Adult Dentition

Canine Adult Dentition

Type of Tooth

Number (Upper/Lower)

Age (Months) at Eruption

Function

Incisors

6/6

2 to 5

Grasping

Canines

2/2

5 to 6

Tearing

Premolars

8/8

4 to 6

Grinding

Molars

4/6

4 to 7

Grinding