The small teeth in the front of the mouth are called the incisors. There are six of these in the upper and lower jaws. They are the tearing teeth. Next are the canines, the largest teeth in the mouth. Behind the canines, we find the molars. Molars can be divided into premolars used for cutting, and molars which are used for grinding known as masticators and grinders.
The total number of teeth in the upper and lower jaw is 42 comprising of:
6 incisors (upper and lower)
2 canine (upper and lower)
premolar (8 upper and lower)
molar (4 upper and 6 lower)
THE TEMPORARY TEETH
The following tabulation of the temporary teeth as to number and normal time for them to erupt is:
Incisors (6 upper/6 lower) erupt between 19 - 28 days
Canines (2 upper/2 lower) erupt between 3 - 5 weeks
1st Molars (not in temporary teeth)
2nd Molars (2 upper/2 lower) erupt between 4-6 weeks
The dog has 42 teeth which include canines, pre-molars, molars, incisors.
3rd Molars (2 upper/2 lower) erupt between 3-4 weeks
4th Molars (2 upper/2 lower) erupt between 3-6 weeks
5th - 6th - 7th Molars (not in temporary teeth)
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