The cuspids, lateral incisors, and central incisors of the lower jaw are all anterior teeth. They comprise a total of 12 anterior teeth. The anterior teeth are the most important for cutting and breaking up food into digestible bits.

What is the Anterior Side of Teeth?

Your anterior teeth are located on the front of your mouth. When you talk or smile, this is the first thing people notice.

How many Anterior Teeth are in a Permanent Dentition?

There are twelve permanent anterior teeth in the permanent dentition. Upper and lower jaw canines, lateral incisors, and central incisors are all anterior teeth.