tooth numbering system

tooth numbering system
any of several systems used to uniquely identify individual teeth by position in the jaw; see Fйdйration Dentaire Internationale tooth numbering s., International Standards Organization S. for Teeth, Palmer tooth notation s., and Universal Numbering S.

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  • 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… …   Medical dictionary

  • Palmer tooth notation system — a tooth numbering system in which each quadrant is designated 1 through 8 (permanent teeth) or A through E (primary teeth), working from the midline laterally, with the quadrant specified by a bracket made up of a combination of a vertical and a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Universal numbering system (dental) — The Universal numbering system is a dental notation system for associating information to a specific tooth, and is commonly used in the United States.The designations left and right on the chart correspond to the patient s left and right,… …   Wikipedia

  • tooth number — a number or letter assigned to each of the primary or permanent teeth to denote its position in the dentition; see Fйdйration Dentaire Internationale tooth numbering system, Palmer tooth notation system, Universal Numbering System, and… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Tooth (human) — For other uses of tooth or teeth , see Tooth (disambiguation). Teeth An adult human s teeth …   Wikipedia

  • Universal/National System — Universal Numbering System the tooth numbering system most widely used in the United States; it numbers the permanent teeth from 1 (maxillary right third molar) through 32 (mandibular right third molar), working leftward across the maxilla,… …   Medical dictionary

  • International Standards Organization System for Teeth — a tooth numbering system based on the Fйdйration Dentaire Internationale system (q.v.) and adding also two digit numbering denoting areas of the oral cavity and letters designating surfaces of the teeth. Called also ISO s …   Medical dictionary

  • Modified triadan system — The Modified Triadan System is a scheme of dental nomenculature that can be used widely across different animal species. It has now gained wide acceptance and is used worldwide among veterinary surgeons. Each tooth is given a three digit number.… …   Wikipedia

  • Palmer notation — (also known as the Military Tooth Numbering System) is a system used by dentists to associate information to a specific tooth. Although supposedly superseded by the FDI World Dental Federation notation, it overwhelmingly continues to be the… …   Wikipedia

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