Development of baby teeth
Both baby teeth (deciduous or milk teeth) and permanent teeth have fairly well-defined times of eruption. The ages listed are the normal ages that a baby tooth emerges.
|UPPER||ERUPTS BY ||LOWER||ERUPTS BY |
|Central incisor||8-10 Mo ||Central incisor||6-9 Mo|
|Lateral incisor||8-10 Mo ||Lateral incisor ||15-21 Mo |
|Canine (Cuspid)||16-20 Mo ||Canine (Cuspid)||15-21 Mo |
|First molar||15-21 Mo ||First molar||15-21 Mo |
|Second molar||20-24 Mo||Second molar||20-24 Mo |
Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.
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