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Permanent Lateral Incisor 8th Yr

Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015

The permanent lateral incisor usually appears in the eighth year of life and is part of the secondary, or permanent, teeth. The lateral incisor teeth, or front teeth, follow the central incisors and precede the cuspids in the arrangement of the teeth from the midline of the mouth. The incisors are chisel-shaped, and their sharp edges bite off relatively large pieces of food.