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When Do Baby Teeth Arrive
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 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
Possibly: That depends on what caused the abnormality. However, most common tooth abnormalities have to do with how the tooth developed. And since baby teeth develop when you are a baby and adult teeth develop when you are a child, there could be different circumstances (nutrition, an accident, taking medications, having a surgery) when your baby teeth develop from when your adult teeth develop. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why when some children loose their baby teeth do the new ones come out crooked, while some other kids' don't?
Crooked teeth: This is a great question but difficult to answer with limited space. Basically, there are genetic factors, environmental factors, and developmental factors. All of these factors affect us in some fashion. Bottom line though, we are all unique and different and it's beautiful! consult with an orthodontist to discuss options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crooked teeth: No. There is really no way to know for sure whether or not the adult teeth will come in crooked. We can see signs of crowding but there is no indication whether a tooth will be twisted or crooked. Get a consult for your little one with an orthodontist at age 7 to determine proper timing for braces. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Simple answer: The permanent (adult) teeth are too large to fit into a baby's mouth until the jaw is fully grown. That first set of teeth (baby teeth) are good enough to get it through the growing stage of its life. Most mammals go through the same, two set, process. Hope it helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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