Characteristics of the teeth. Teach tooth consists of a crown or body, projecting above the gum; root or fang, embedded within the alveolus; and the neck, the constricted portion between the grown and the fang. There are 4 classes of teeth: incisors (1), canines (2), premolars or bicuspids (3), and molars (4).
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Metheny, D. Gregg Potter's Compend of Human Anatomy 8th Ed. (Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Co., 1915) 316