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Development of permanent teeth

Development of permanent teeth
Both baby and permanent teeth have fairly well-defined times of eruption. The ages listed are the typical ages that permanent teeth fully emerge.   Ages that permanent teeth emerge
TYPE OF TOOTHUPPER TOOTH ERUPTS BY LOWER TOOTH ERUPTS BY
Central incisor7-8 years6-7 years
Lateral incisor8-9 years7-8 years
Canine (Cuspid)11-12 years9-10 years
First premolar (first bicuspid)10-11 years10-12 years
Second premolar (second bicuspid)10-12 years11-12 years
First molar6-7 years6-7 years
Second molar12-13 years11-13 years
Third molar (wisdom teeth)17-21 years17-21 years

Review Date: 2/25/2014
Reviewed By: Ilona Fotek, DMD, MS, Palm Beach Prosthodontics Dental Associates, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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