Upper: Lateral view of the permanent teeth Lower: Lateral view of the deciduous teeth [also known as milk teeth or baby teeth]
The permanent teeth consist of 32 teeth of four different types. There are 16 teeth on each jaw, and each jaw has 4 incisors, 2 canines, 4 premolars, and 6 molars (this includes the wisdom teeth, which are shown here)
The smaller mouth of the child only accommodates 20 teeth of three different types. There are 10 teeth on each jaw, and each jaw has 4 incisors, 2 canines, and 4 primary molars.
Atlas and Text-Book of Dentistry. Gustav Preiswerk, translated by George W. Warren, 1906
Sorry for the repost, this version is in color and has the source (gasp)
people who don’t do the minimal amount of sourcing that I do make me sad
i thought i was the epitome of lazy in my blog, and i do not like being proven wrong