According to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, alligators have a total of 74 to 80 teeth in their mouths at one time. When the teeth inside an alligators mouth wear down, they are replaced with new teeth.Know More
The average alligator can grow between 2,000 and 3,000 teeth during its lifetime. One way to distinguish alligators from crocodiles is by looking at their teeth. The lower fourth tooth in an alligator’s lower jaw can fit neatly into a socket in the upper jaw. These teeth are not visible when the alligator's mouth is closed. Crocodiles do not have this tooth formation.
Alligators have extremely strong jaw muscles, which enable them to bite and grip their prey, including fish and mammals.Learn more in Alligators
By the time children have all of their baby teeth, they should have a total of 20. Children start to get their baby teeth at around 6 months of age.Full Answer >
Adults who have all of their adult teeth have a total of 32 teeth. Children who have all of their baby teeth, or "milk teeth," have 20 teeth.Full Answer >
Killer whales have 48 to 52 teeth in total on their top and bottom jaws. Their teeth reach up to 4 inches long. Although they have teeth, they do not chew their food.Full Answer >
Sand tiger sharks have 44 to 48 upper teeth and 41 to 46 lower teeth, so they can have anywhere from 85 to 94 teeth in total. The front teeth are long and jagged and can be seen even when the shark's mouth is shut. Many of the sand tiger shark's teeth are small and are located in the back corners of its mouth.Full Answer >