Palmer dental nomenclature

Pal·mer den·tal no·men·cla·ture

(pahl'mĕr den'tăl nō'mĕn-klā-chŭr)
1. A system of identifying permanent teeth by the use of a number indicating the sequential position of a tooth distally from the midline; the number is bracketed with a right angle to identify the tooth's dental quadrant.
2. A system for deciduous teeth analogous to the permanent tooth with letters substituted for numbers (A through E or a through e).
See also: FDI dental nomenclature, universal dental nomenclature
Synonym(s): Zsigmondy dental nomenclature.

Pal·mer den·tal no·men·cla·ture

(pahl'mĕr den'tăl nō'mĕn-klā-chŭr)
1. System of identifying permanent teeth by use of a number indi cating sequential position of a tooth distally from the midline; number is bracketed with a right angle to identify the tooth's dental quadrant.
2. System for deciduous teeth analogous to permanent tooth with letters substituted for numbers (A through E or a through e).
Synonym(s): Zsigmondy dental nomenclature.