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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For No Teeth Yet

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9mo is feeding ~24 oz of formula now & has never gone beyond 32 oz. Consulted ped multiple times and said vit D are not necessary. No teeth yet. ?

9mo is feeding ~24 oz of formula now & has never gone beyond 32 oz.  Consulted ped multiple times and said vit D are not necessary. No teeth yet. ?

Feeding: 24 ounces of formula is about right for this age. Is he eating baby foods or table foods as well? He should be getting the Vitamin D in the formula. Is he gaining weight well- that's the most helpful way to know if he's getting what he needs. It's common for children not to have teeth yet- the average time for the first one is between 6-9 months, but they can certainly be a bit later. ...Read more

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12 month old, no teeth yet!! Is it possible that she might need a procedure? Starting to get worried

12 month old, no teeth yet!! Is it possible that she might need a procedure? Starting to get worried

Don't be worried: No need to be worried. It can be normal not to get teeth up until 15 months old. If no teeth by 15 months then would recommend to see pediatric dentist ...Read more

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My 7 month baby hasn't crawled yet and also is not sitting unsupported. ..should i be worried. . and also no teeth has come..is her development right?

My 7 month baby hasn't crawled yet and also is not sitting unsupported. ..should i be worried. . and also no teeth has come..is her development right?

Relax: Prop sit at 6mo, get to sit by 8-9mo, crawl-pull to stand by 9-12 mo. Some babies creep and waddle prone in the first few months but it is disorganized and not consistent. Some babies have teeth at birth and some not until after 15mo. You might find some good basic information at www.healthychildren.org. ...Read more

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My 10month+ old baby girl has no teeth yet. She's small and have shown no signs of teething yet. It worries me.Is it normal? Thank you so much in advance.

My 10month+ old baby girl has no teeth yet. She's small and have shown no signs of teething yet. It worries me.Is it normal? Thank you so much in advance.

Relax: The range of age for tooth eruption is pretty broad. If she shows no sign of teeth at 1 year of age, get it checked out but the range of first eruption is generally 6 - 12 months. ...Read more

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11 month old baby girl has no teeth yet, should I be concerned? If so, what's the next step

11 month old baby girl has no teeth yet, should I be concerned? If so, what's the next step

No real concern: The eruption pattern of teeth is genetically determined, so there is really nothing that you can do to speed things along. I have noticed over the course of 30+ years that children who are "late bloomers" re their primary teeth also have delayed eruption for their secondary teeth... just food for thought. ...Read more

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What could the blue/purplish blister on the top gum of my 8 month old who has no teeth yet be?

What could the blue/purplish blister on the top gum of my 8 month old who has no teeth yet be?

Eruption cyst.: It sounds like an eruption cyst. This occurs as the tooth comes close to the surface of the gum and will disappear once the tooth breaks through. I would recommend a trip to the pedodontist to verify my suspicion. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of having no teeth?

What are the consequences of having no teeth?

Overclosure: If you have no teeth, you will causing your jaws to close farther than they normally would. This in turn can cause pain in the joints (TMJ) due to over closure. You may also notice a wetness and cracking in the corners of your mouth. You also need teeth for proper mastication of food. Without teeth, you will not be chewing your food properly which can lead to other digestive issues. ...Read more

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