Universal Numbering System

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Universal numbering system. Orientation of the image is "doctor's view" so left and right side correspond to the patient's right and left, respectively.

The Universal Numbering System is a dental notation system for associating information to a specific tooth,[1] and is commonly used in the United States.

The designations "left" and "right" on the chart correspond to the patient's left and right, respectively.

Chart of codes[edit]

Orientation of the chart is traditionally "patient's view", i.e. patient's right corresponds to notation-chart right. The designations "left" and "right" on the chart correspond to the patient's left and right, respectively.

Universal Numbering System
Permanent Dentition
upper leftupper right
16151413121110987654321
17181920212223242526272829303132
lower leftlower right
Primary Dentition
upper leftupper right
JIHGFEDCBA
KLMNOPQRST
lower leftlower right
Alternate system for Primary Dentition
upper leftupper right
10d9d8d7d6d5d4d3d2d1d
11d12d13d14d15d16d17d18d19d20d
lower leftlower right

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tooth Numbering Systems". Oral Health Topics A–Z. American Dental Association. Retrieved 2010-02-24. [dead link]

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