Adult dogs have 21 teeth in each jaw for a total of 42 teeth. Puppies have 14 teeth in each jaw and 28 total teeth until they shed their milk teeth for adult dentition. More »

Dogs, like people, only have two sets of teeth. Dogs are born toothless; their milk teeth begin to come in when they are between 3 and 6 weeks of age. Their adult teeth do not come in until they are at least 4 months old... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

To brush a dog's teeth, the owner must use a brush and toothpaste designed specifically for dogs, and brush the toothpaste onto the dog's teeth and around the gums. Many pet stores and veterinary offices stock toothbrush... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

While it's not possible to determine precisely how old a dog is, it is possible to make a fairly accurate estimate of its age by examining the condition of the dog's teeth. In addition, a veterinarian may be able to prov... More »

An average elephant has two tusks, which are technically extended incisors, and then four molars with one molar conforming to each half of the upper and lower jaw respectively for a total of six teeth. Elephants wear thr... More »

Dogs have tonsils that are located in the upper portion of the throat near the back of the jaw and that help fight infections. Sometimes the tonsils themselves become inflamed from bacterial infection, resulting in tonsi... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

A dog's jaw can chatter when it is feeling stressed or anxious, but it can also be symptomatic of a seizure or an ongoing epileptic condition, according to PetMD. If a dog's jaw is chattering on a regular basis and the d... More »