What is the Total Number of Teeth in the Mouth?

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Will it hurt?An adult person who has all his or her adult teeth should have a total of 32 teeth. These include 8 incisor teeth (four upper and four lower), 4 canine teeth (two upper and two lower), 8 premolars (four upper and four lower), and 12 molars (six upper and six lower). The 4 wisdom teeth are among the molars.

A child, who is younger than 6 years old, usually has 20 deciduous teeth. These include 8 primary incisor teeth (four upper and four lower), 4 primary canine teeth (two upper and two lower) and 8 primary molars (four upper and four lower).


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