Baby and adult tooth eruptions

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Baby teeth eruption

Just about every day I have a mother asking me questions like when they should expect a child to get their teeth, or when should their adult counter parts erupts.

1. Upper Teeth

  • front two                                                                                                          8-12  months
  • laterals  (teeth adjacent to front tooth)                                                       9-13  months
  • k9’s                                                                                                                 16-22  months
  • 1st baby molar                                                                                              13-19  months
  • 2nd baby molar                                                                                            25-33  months

2. Lower Teeth

  • front two                                                                                                           6-10  months
  • laterals                                                                                                              10-16 months
  • k9’s                                                                                                                    16-22 months
  • 1st baby molar                                                                                                 14-18 months
  • 2nd baby molar                                                                                               23-31 months

Adult tooth eruption

1.   Upper teeth

  • front two                                                                                                            7-8  years
  • laterals                                                                                                               8-9  years
  • K9’s                                                                                                                 11-12  years
  • 1st premolars                                                                                                 10-11 years
  • 2nd premolars                                                                                               12-13  years
  • wisdom teeth                                                                                                  17-18 years

2. lower teeth

  • front teeth                                                                                                         6-7  years
  • laterals                                                                                                               7-8  years
  • K9’s                                                                                                                   9-10 years
  • 1st premolars                                                                                                 10-12 years
  • 2nd premolars                                                                                                11-12 years
  • 1st molars                                                                                                          6-7 years
  • 2nd molars                                                                                                      11-13 years
  • widom teeth

It is important to note that everyone is different and that eruptions of teeth can vary from one person to another. Eruptions can vary from several months to several years. See your Scripps Ranch dentist for further questions. See my next blog about how to take care of teeth at each stage of life. We are an office located in Scripps Ranch and Mira Mesa Blvd.