What is Canine ?
A pointed tooth between the incisors and premolars of a mammal, often greatly enlarged in carnivores. (Definition from Google)
The canines are situated at the ‘corners’ of the dental arches / mouth. They have a sharp, pointed biting surface.
To grip and tear food.
How many ?
There are four canine teeth in both primary and permanent dentition.
When do they erupt ?
Lower Canine: 9-10 years
Upper Canine: 11-12 years.