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Development of baby teeth

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.

UPPERERUPTS BY LOWERERUPTS BY
Central incisor8-10 Mo Central incisor6-9 Mo
Lateral incisor8-10 Mo Lateral incisor 15-21 Mo
Canine (Cuspid)16-20 Mo Canine (Cuspid)15-21 Mo
First molar15-21 Mo First molar15-21 Mo
Second molar20-24 MoSecond molar20-24 Mo


Review Date: 11/12/2012
Reviewed By: 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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