Cats have a lot to smile about with their endless naps and graceful leaps. But what's behind that mysterious feline smile? Let's explore those pearly whites!

Adult cats typically have 30 teeth. These include 12 incisors, 4 canines, 10 premolars, and 4 molars. Each type of tooth serves a specific purpose.

The Teeth of Adult Cats

Kittens are born without teeth but develop 26 baby teeth by two weeks old. These are replaced by 30 adult teeth by the age of six months.

Kitten Teeth Development

Common Dental Issues in Cats

Cats can suffer from dental problems like periodontal disease, gingivitis, and tooth resorption. Regular dental care is essential to prevent these issues.