Medical Definition of Palmer's notation
Palmer's notation is a widely used method to designate individual teeth. In Palmer's notation, your mouth is divided into four parts called quadrants, upper left quadrant, upper right quadrant, lower left quadrant, and lower right quadrant.
Each individual tooth in the quadrant is given a name which in order are: Central, Lateral, Cuspid, First Bicuspid, Second Bicuspid, First Molar, Second Molar and Third Molar.
(08 Jan 1998)
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