The permanent teeth comprise 32 teeth. There are four incisors, two canines, four premolars and six molars in each jaw.
Eruption of permanent Teeth
The permanent teeth usually erupt in the following order:
The first (sixth year) molars of the permanent dentition erupt behind the baby molars. Although the eruption of teeth follows a development pattern, individual variation is considerable. During the first year after their eruption, the permanent teeth appear relatively large and may be irregularly spaced and aligned. With further growth of the face, however, the teeth become proportionate to face