The twelve teeth at the front are referred to as the anterior teeth. These teeth are commonly called as the “front teeth.” The cuspid, mandibular, and maxillary incisors, as well as the lateral incisors, comprise these teeth. The primary function of the anterior teeth is to cut and shred food into digestible pieces.

What is the Anterior Side of Teeth?

The teeth at the front of the mouth are referred to as the anterior teeth. When you speak or smile, your front teeth are the ones that are most prominent.

How many Anterior Teeth are in a Permanent Dentition?

There are 12 permanent teeth in the front permanent dentition. The anterior teeth consist of the canines (cuspids), lateral incisors, and maxillary and mandibular central incisors.