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Dental Chart for Cats

General Information

The baby (deciduous) teeth begin to appear (erupt) at about 2 1/2 weeks of age, and all of the baby teeth are in by 6 weeks of age. Kittens begin to lose these teeth at 3 1/2 months, just before the permanent incisors begin to appear. All the permanent teeth will have fully erupted by 6 months of age.

The types of teeth are incisors, canines (fangs), premolars and molars. Cats have 26 baby teeth and 30 permanent teeth.

Information Regarding Your Pet

Teeth that are missing or have been extracted are marked with an X.

Teeth that have been extracted during this visit:

The teeth and gums are in good / fair / poor health.

Recommendations for future treatment or preventive dentistry: