Functions of teeth
Food needs to be broken down and chewed before entering the digestive system so that our body can easily absorb nutrients from them.
Teeth can help us pronounce accurately.
Teeth can help us look better by giving us a good profile.
Deciduous teeth can reserve spaces for permanent teeth. Once the permanent teeth start to erupt, the deciduous teeth will fall out and give room for permanent teeth.
Last revision date: 18 January 2012