Development of baby teeth

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Both baby teeth (deciduous or milk teeth) and permanent teeth have fairly well-defined times of eruption. The ages listed are the normal ages that a baby tooth emerges.

UPPER
ERUPTS BY
LOWER
ERUPTS BY
Central incisor
8-10 Mo
Central incisor
6-9 Mo
Lateral incisor
8-10 Mo
Lateral incisor
15-21 Mo
Canine (Cuspid)
16-20 Mo
Canine (Cuspid)
15-21 Mo
First molar
15-21 Mo
First molar
15-21 Mo
Second molar
20-24 Mo
Second molar
20-24 Mo
Development of baby teeth

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  • Last reviewed on 11/12/2012
  • Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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