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    The Different Categories of Teeth

    teeth  health smileTeeth have different roles that include chewing food, playing an important role in speech, and having an impact on overall health. Learn about the different classes of teeth.

    Key takeaways:

    • Incisors are the teeth at the front of the mouth and are the sharpest. Incisors are used to cut food and shovel it further into the mouth.
    • The molars are the biggest teeth with a flat chewing surface to that helps to chew and grind food into small pieces.
    • Canines are found in the corner of the mouth and have long roots. They are used to grasp and tear food.

    Premolars are located just behind your Canine teeth. Premolars have a more flat chewing surface because they’re meant for crushing food.

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    Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012

    Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.