Adult humans have 32 permanent teeth, while children have 20 primary teeth, also known as baby teeth or deciduous teeth. The 20 deciduous teeth develop between the ages of 6 months and 24 months, and this set of baby tee... More »

Evolutionary biologists believe that humans needed wisdom teeth, which are the third set of molars, a long time ago when their diet consisted almost entirely of tough foods such as roots, leaves and nuts. As humans began... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

While most frogs have teeth of one kind or another, the actual number varies from individual to individual and from species to species, with some frogs displaying only vestigial teeth and others boasting full sets. All f... More »

To pull baby teeth, apply oral analgesic to the gums, wiggle the tooth using a clean piece of cloth, gently pull the tooth and press the gum to prevent bleeding, explains New Kids-Center. Pulling teeth is only necessary ... More »

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

Whiskey does not have a numbing effect on the gums as a baby's teeth are coming up, according to WebMD. Furthermore, babies and young children should not consume alcohol, even in small amounts. More » Health Dental

Fake teeth cannot be whitened. However, unlike natural teeth, fake teeth do not stain from exposure to things such as coffee and tobacco. Fake teeth are created in a dental lab using either porcelain or acrylic resin. Th... More »