Permanent teeth are the set of teeth which replace the Deciduous teeth, the permanent teeth are more in number and are comparatively larger than the deciduous teeth.
These are called the Permanent teeth because these are the last teeth to erupt and there will be no new growth of teeth in the oral cavity after these teeth are lost.
There are a total of 32 permanent teeth present in the oral cavity of an adult human being, There are
- Incissors – 8
- Canines – 4
- Premolars – 8
- Molars – 12
To know the positioning of the teeth look at the picture given in the post.