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Baby Teeth Order Of Eruption Chart
My 11 year old daughter only has 8 permanent teeth and the others are baby. Should we just wait the baby teeth to fall out? Is this a late eruption?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Baby teeth- how important are baby teeth? Can rotten baby teeth affect babies? When should I take baby to the doctor?
Yes. Peds dentist: Rotten baby teeth can reflect more than poor hygiene, and can sometimes be a sign of a nutritional or systemic disorder. Although they will be replaced by adult teeth, rotten teeth and associated bacteria in the mouth have been linked to heart disease in adults. Get your baby to a pediatric dentist as soon as you can. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
My son 6 nearly 7 yrs old got his adult teeth which pushed out his baby teeth in this time he got a rash around mouth. Is the rash from teeth?
My baby started to has teeth at 14mos with 6 teeth eruption once at a time. But until now 19 mos still no sign with the other eruption. Normal?
Good question: Some adults retain baby teeth. Children should have 20 baby teeth which exfoliate giving way to the adult teeth. Some baby teeth may not have adult teeth underneath them and may be retained. The only way to find this out is by going to a dentist and having either a panoramic x-ray or periapical x-ray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby Teeth Are...: The first teeth which are shed and replaced by permanent teeth. The first primary tooth comes in at about 6 months of age and the 20th and last primary tooth erupts at around 2 1/2 years of age. The primary teeth are replaced beginning usually at about age 6. Also called baby teeth, milk teeth, temporary teeth or deciduous teeth. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
The major difference: is that one set is temporary or disposable and the other is not. Structurally the baby teeth have a very thin enamel layer and a thinner inner or dentin layer compared to permanent teeth. Baby teeth aid in the growth and development of the jaw bones and hold space for the adult teeth to erupt. ...Read more
Rare: Most children begin teething about 6 months, but 2 months not unheard of. More probably an enamel pearl, a small calcified nodule that erupts and falls out. Take your child to a pediatric dental specialist (pedodontist), as opposed to general dentist, general physician, or pediatrician, for examination. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
One: 20 of them that erupt between 6 months and 3 years. And they need care. As soon as 1st baby tooth erupts, and no later than age 1, make an appointment with a pediatric dental specialist for all the same reasons you see a pediatric medical specialist. Don't wait "till 2-3. And by the way, 1st orthodontic check up age 7. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The first teeth which are shed and replaced by permanent teeth. The first primary tooth comes in at about 6 months of age and the 20th and last primary tooth erupts at around 2 1/2 years of age. The primary teeth are replaced beginning usually at about age 6. Also called baby teeth, milk teeth, temporary ...Read more