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What can cause babies to be born with teeth?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Genetics: Genetic predisposition causes babies to be born with teeth.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What percent of babies are born with a full set of teeth?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
All of them: At birth all of the baby teeth and a portion of the permanent incisors and molars are present under the gums. The baby teeth begin erupting between 6-15 months and all 20 baby teeth have erupted by age 3. Permanent teeth begin erupting at 6 (girls) or 7 (boys). Important dates:1st dental ck-up age 1, 1st orthodontic ck-up age 7.

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