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What are the four kinds of teeth?
canines, bicuspids, incisors, molars
How many sets of teeth do humans have?
When does the first set of teeth begin to appear?
A few months of age
What are the first set of teeth called?
Milk or baby teeth
How many teeth are in the first set of teeth?
How old is the human when the second set of teeth begin to appear?
5 or 6
How many teeth does an adult human have?
How many teeth are there in a full set?
What are the teeth that grow last called?
Where do wisdom teeth grow?
In the back of the jaw
How many wisdom teeth are there?
What is the visible part of the tooth called?
What is the name of the hard white outer layer of the tooth called?
What is the name of the tissue just below the enamel?
What is the bottom part of the tooth that anchors it in the gums and jawbone called?
What is the name of the soft center of the tooth?
What does the pulp contain?
blood vessels and nerves
What is the name of the soft tissue that surrounds the base of the teeth?
What is the name of the tough outer layer of the roots?
What is another name for adult teeth?
How many permanent teeth are on top and on the bottom?
How old are you when you get your first set of molars?
How old are you when you get your second set of molars?
12 years old
What are your last set of molars also called?
What is the fleshy tissue between the tooth and the tooth socket that holds the tooth in place?
periodontal membrane / ligament