The teeth in the back of the mouth characterized by broad chewing surfaces Currently there are no topics listed alphabetically under this letter. You can use the search function at the top of this page to find information that may exist in other locations on willamettedental.com.
The broad, multicusped back teeth, used for grinding food are considered the largest teeth in the mouth. In adults there are a total of twelve molars (including the four wisdom teeth, or third molars), three on each side of the upper and lower jaws.
The large back teeth which are used for grinding food. There are twelve, with three on each side of both the upper and lower jaw; this does include the "wisdom" teeth, which are often extracted in adults.
Dog has four premolars on each side of the upper and lower jaw. There are two true molars on each side of the upper jaw, and three on each side of the lower jaw. Upper molars have three roots, lower have two roots.
The first, second and third molars, those are the sixth, seventh and eight teeth from the center of the mouth to the back of the mouth. The back teeth with the large chewing surface on top. They have 4 points (cups).