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My son is 20 months old and only has 4 teeth. Is this normal?

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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
5 doctors agree

In brief: Delayed

That is a bit delayed.
There are some syndromes where there are fewer teeth than normal. A visit to a pediatric dentist may be in order.

In brief: Delayed

That is a bit delayed.
There are some syndromes where there are fewer teeth than normal. A visit to a pediatric dentist may be in order.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

No, its not normal for a 20 month old to only have 4 teeth.
It may be delayed development or your son may be congenitally missing teeth. You should take him to a pedodontist (pediatric dentist) who can take some x-rays and let you know exactly what is going on and what to expect going forward.

In brief: No

No, its not normal for a 20 month old to only have 4 teeth.
It may be delayed development or your son may be congenitally missing teeth. You should take him to a pedodontist (pediatric dentist) who can take some x-rays and let you know exactly what is going on and what to expect going forward.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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