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What could be happening if a 12 month old hasn't had his first tooth eruption?
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Dr. Randolph Todd
Dentistry - Endodontics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe nothing
Skeletal age and chronologic age can be very different.
Human development varies from person to person. Delayed tooth eruption is of little consequence as long as the teeth are present. This can be easily determined with an x-ray. It would be best to visit a pediatric dentist in your area for an evaluation.

In brief: Maybe nothing
Skeletal age and chronologic age can be very different.
Human development varies from person to person. Delayed tooth eruption is of little consequence as long as the teeth are present. This can be easily determined with an x-ray. It would be best to visit a pediatric dentist in your area for an evaluation.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Normal variation
Teeth can be present at birth or not erupt until 15 mo in otherwise normal children.
It is not a sign of a dietary deficiency or other worrisome problem.Although average is 1st @ 4-6m and 1/m thereafter, many delay until older. Those that do often get several at the same time.

In brief: Normal variation
Teeth can be present at birth or not erupt until 15 mo in otherwise normal children.
It is not a sign of a dietary deficiency or other worrisome problem.Although average is 1st @ 4-6m and 1/m thereafter, many delay until older. Those that do often get several at the same time.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See a dentist
Very rare would they not have teeth.
Most cases they are just very delayed. I have seen the situation before but everything came in fine, just slow. You should take children in at age 1 for their first check up. The dentist can answer your questions and hopefully ease your concerns.

In brief: See a dentist
Very rare would they not have teeth.
Most cases they are just very delayed. I have seen the situation before but everything came in fine, just slow. You should take children in at age 1 for their first check up. The dentist can answer your questions and hopefully ease your concerns.
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Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Probably normal
Well within normal limits.
See a pediatric dentist at age 1 for growth ; development supervision, Fluoride balance, oral hygiene, and bonding w the pedodontist.

In brief: Probably normal
Well within normal limits.
See a pediatric dentist at age 1 for growth ; development supervision, Fluoride balance, oral hygiene, and bonding w the pedodontist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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