Humans have four different types of teeth :
(i) Incisors: These are flat teeth in the front of the mouth which are used to bite into food. There are 8 incisors present in the mouth.
(ii) Canines: These are the sharp edge teeth, useful for tearing food. There are 4 canines in the mouth
(iii) Premolars: These are broad surface teeth which are used in grinding food. There are 8 premolars.
(iv) Molars: These are the large teeth at the back of the mouth which is used in chewing the food. Humans have 12 molars.
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