Although some infants are born with teeth, this is a rare occurrence and babies usually begin to develop their first tooth during the sixth month of life, or shortly thereafter. The baby's first tooth usually comes around the age of six months. However, for a few babies, the primary or deciduous teeth may take longer to emerge.
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Most children have two to four teeth by the time they turn one year old. The eruption of baby teeth continues until about the age of two and a half when most children already have their entire set of 20 primary teeth.
Baby Teeth Chart and Order of Appearance
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Here's a teething chart that explains each tooth type in the order in which it appears. Remember that this is the typical teething pattern; nevertheless, outliers are not unusual. It's fine if your child doesn't follow the teething order for babies. If the diversion is causing you concern, make an appointment with a knowledgeable dentist to discuss the situation.
1 Lower central incisor: Appears at the age of 6 to 10 months.
2 Upper central incisor: Appears at the age of 8 to 12 months.
3 Upper lateral incisor: Appears at the age of 9 to 13 months.
4 Lower lateral incisor: Appears at the age of 10 to 16 months.
5 Upper first molar: Appears at the age of 13 to 19 months.
6 Lower first molar: Appears between the ages of 14 and 18 months.
7 Cuspid or upper canine: Appears between the ages of 16 and 22 months.
8 Lower canine: Appears between the ages of 17 and 23 months.
9 Lower second molar: Appears between the ages of 23 and 31 months.
10 Upper second molar: Appears between the ages of 25 and 33 months.
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