Name Shape Function
Animation of a spinning incisor.
Incisor
Chisel shape
Chopping food
Animation of a spinning canine.
Canine
Sharp, pointy
Tearing food
Animation of a spinning premolar. Premolar
(Does not exist in deciduous teeth)

The occlusal surface is wide and uneven.

Diamond shape with pits and fissures on it.

Grinding food
Animation of a spinning molar.
Molar
The occlusal surface is wide and uneven.

Rectangular shape with pits and fissures on it.

Grinding food