How Many Teeth Do Adults Have?

Something that I get asked surprisingly often is “How many teeth do adults have?”┬áMany kids can tell me straight away how many teeth are in their mouth – but the average adult seems to not be sure. It comes up surprisingly often at trivia nights – so is definitely useful to know.

The average adult human will have 32 teeth total. This includes four wisdom teeth (“Third molars”). Although less teeth than the average Tyrannosaur, 32 teeth is still plenty.

Some people will be born with fewer teeth.

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