Collective teeth in the dental arches.
A term that describes all of the upper and lower teeth collectively.
The number, arrangement and special characteristics of all the teeth in a person’s jaws.
The characteristics and position of the teeth in the upper and lower arches of the jaw. The term is sometimes used to describe incoming teeth. Mixed dentition refers to the presence of some primary teeth and some permanent teeth in the mouth of a child at the same time. Permanent dentition refers to the 32 permanent teeth in the mouth of an adult.
The number, type, and arrangement of the teeth as a whole in the mouth. The milk (or deciduous) dentition comprises the teeth of young children, which are progressively lost in preparation for the eruption of the adult teeth. It consists of 20 teeth, made up of incisors, canines, and molars only. Between the ages of six and 12 both adult and milk teeth are present, i.e. there is a mixed dentition. The complete adult (or permanent) dentition is usually present by the age of 21: it consists of 32 teeth, made up of incisors, canines, premolars, and molars.
The type, number, and arrangement of teeth in the dental arch.