FDI tooth numbering system

FDI tooth numbering system
[Fйdйration Dentaire Internationale] a tooth numbering system that uses two digits to identify each tooth. The first digit denotes the quadrant, with the numerals 1 through 4 used for the permanent teeth and 5 through 8 used for the primary teeth; the second denotes tooth position within the quadrant, numbering from the midline posteriorly. See illustration at tooth number, under number, and see also International Standards Organization S. for Teeth.

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