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Is it normal for a baby to have no teeth at 6 months?

Is it normal for a baby to have no teeth at 6 months?

Tooth Eruption- Norm: Average age of first tooth eruption is 7 months, but it may be early or late. First comes 2 lower central incisors at 6 1/2 mo, then 2 lateral incisors 7 mo, then upper 2 central incisors 7 1/2 mo, then upper 2 lateral incisors 8 mo. Premolars- 12-16 mo. And so on. Ref: nelson textbook of pediatrics. There can be overlap. ...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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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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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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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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My son turned 1 today and he still has no teeth. Why?

My son turned 1 today and he still has no teeth. Why?

Not unusual: Although most children start to get teeth at 6 months, some do not get their 1st tooth 'till 18 months. You should be wiping gums gently every day with soft moist cloth. At 1st b'day take your child to a pediatric dental specialist, whether teeth are present or not. Pedodontists are trained in oro-facial growth and development. Also, 1st orthodontic check-up age 7. ...Read more

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My son is 21 months old, and still no teeth. Is this really abnormal?

My son is 21 months old, and still no teeth. Is this really abnormal?

Probalbly not: By this age, your child should have about 8 teeth. Although there are vaiations in normal growth patterns, your child is really behind. You should see a pediatric dentist. A simple x ray would show if he is just behind or if he is missing one or more teeth. This is important since your son should be starting on solid foods already. ...Read more

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What are the causes of gum pain in a person with no teeth?

What are the causes of gum pain in a person with no teeth?

Denture, cold sores: Denture irritation and cold sores are two of the many things that can cause gum pain. Speak to your dentist if you have this problem. ...Read more

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