Dental arch of adult: arching organ,
composed of teeth, on the edges of the maxillae. It includes the incisors,
the canines, the premolars and the molars.
Incisors (4): single-rooted teeth used for biting and cutting.
Canines (2): pointed teeth between the premolars and the incisors.
Molars (6): large teeth used for grinding.
Premolars (4): teeth between the canines and the molars.
Mandible (16 teeth): bony lower part of the jaw.
Maxilla (16 teeth): bony upper part of the jaw.