Adults have 32 teeth, unless they have lost some due to disease or trauma. Children only have 20 teeth. Adult teeth consist of four canines, eight incisors, eight premolars and 12 molars, which include four wisdom teeth. More »

Mosquitoes have four teeth that are sharp and serrated. They are arranged around two tubes. One releases a pain suppressor into the insect's victim, as well as an anticoagulant to keep the blood from clotting. The other ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Lions have a total of 30 teeth, including incisors, canines, premolars and molars. Lions have extremely sharp teeth and are able to open their jaws to approximately 4 inches wide. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection of the tissues that surround the teeth, according to This disease starts with bacterial growth in the mouth, and if left untreated, it can... More » Health Dental

Gum disease refers to inflammation of the soft tissues that surround the teeth as a result of the accumulation of plaque on the gum line. The plague forms from a mix of saliva, food particles and bacteria. The other name... More » Health Dental

Common natural remedies for gum disease include rinsing with warm salt water or hydrogen peroxide, drinking green tea and brushing the teeth using a mixture of baking soda and water, according to MedicineNet. As of 2015,... More » Health Dental

Pyria gum disease, also known as periodontitis, causes the gums to retreat from the teeth and form empty pockets. Periodontal disease can cause gums to appear red, swollen and receding, according to the National Institut... More » Health Dental