Teeth: what are they?

Your teeth prepare food for digestion by breaking it down and chewing it up. They do this by cutting, tearing, crushing and grinding:

  • Your eight flat front teeth are good for biting, scraping and cutting. They are called incisors
  • Your four cone shaped canines are good at piercing and tearing food
  • The teeth that crush and grind your food are your eight blunt premolars and your twelve broader, larger molars

Hard teeth have a soft centre

Your teeth are covered in enamel, which is the hardest substance in your body. It covers the exposed part of your teeth above your gum. …wisdom teeth…tooth decay….read more


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