Teeth

Description

teeth

Teeth are 32 bony calcified projections in jaws serving as organs of chewing. Every individual has two complete sets of teeth during the life cycle. The first set of teeth are the primary teeth. They are lost by age 14 and are replaced by the permanent teeth. There are 20 primary teeth and 32 permanent teeth.

Function

To break down food. To cut, chew, and tear like a pestle and mortar. The bottom teeth are used more for the grinding of food and the top front teeth are mainly used for biting.

Color

White or yellowed.

Shape

Various shapes include incisors, canines, premolars, and molars.

Direction

Above the waist.

Location

In the mouth.

Delimitation

Rooted in gums in mouth and space.

Meditation on Teeth