Using the Universal Numbering System, read the molar furthest back on the top left hand side of the jaw diagram as number one, then number each tooth on the top of the jaw in ascending order from left to right, according... More » Health Dental

Dentists use teeth charts most often for children’s teeth when they start coming in, says Colgate. The dentist is able to gradually track the teeth as they start to develop, tracking the health of teeth and gums, as well... More » Health Dental

A primary teeth chart is a graphical representation of the first teeth that develop in a child's mouth, showing their location, tooth type, and when they usually emerge and fall out. Primary teeth are generally replaced ... More » Health Dental
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Starting with number one, the maxillary third molar on the right-hand side, dental charts using the universal numbering system increase by one for each tooth around the top of the mouth. The numbering continues with the ... More » Health Dental

A dental tooth number chart is a chart that identifies each tooth according to the Universal Numbering System. This system was adopted by the American Dental Association which is generally used by dentists. The Palmer No... More » Health Dental

Tooth numbering begins at the top-right of the mouth, called the upper maxillary jaw, according to Simple Steps to Dental Health, a website operated by Aetna. Numbering continues along the upper teeth and around to the o... More » Health Dental

The Universal Numbering System is a form of notation used by dentists to refer to the location of each tooth in a uniform and official capacity. It breaks the mouth into four quadrants, beginning in the upper right and e... More » Health Dental