|Check out our interactive tools and original illustrations.|
|Our interactive tool helps you investigate treatments for your dental problem.|
|Numbering systems have been developed to have a standard way of referring to particular teeth.|
|Types of Teeth|
|As a species, we eat both meats and plants, so we have different types of teeth to handle both types of food.|
|Surfaces of the Tooth|
|Your dentist says he's filling a cavity on the buccal surface. Take a look at our illustration for a clear picture of what he or she is talking about.|
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