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.
|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|
Reviewed By: Ilona Fotek, DMD, MS, Palm Beach Prosthodontics Dental Associates, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.