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Development of baby teeth

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

Review Date: 11/12/2012
Reviewed By: 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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