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.
|TYPE OF TOOTH||UPPER TOOTH ERUPTS BY||LOWER TOOTH ERUPTS BY|
|Central incisor||8-10 Months||6-9 Months|
|Lateral incisor||8-10 Months||15-21 Months|
|Canine (Cuspid)||16-20 Months||15-21 Months|
|First molar||15-21 Months||15-21 Months|
|Second molar||20-24 Months||20-24 Months|
Reviewed By: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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