Teeth Numbering Chart 

The 4 Quadrants & Names of The Teeth

The dentist mentions the location and position of the the tooth according to the quadrant during his inspection and assessment.

The numbering system makes it possible to identify and classify the diagnosis or condition of a dental piece.


The Universal Numbering System

In 1882, the German Julius Parreidt proposed a universal numbering system that designates primary and permanent teeth differently.

Teeth are numbered in order from 1 to 32, starting from the posterior area of the first (upper right) quadrant.

The Maxillary Arches and Permanent Teeth

To correctly understand and interpret the tooth numbering system, it is essential to understand the dental quadrants.

The dental nomenclature, or the table of numbers, allows the dentist to record the condition of a certain dental piece.


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