Your child's primary teeth usually begin to break through the gums (erupt) at about 6 months of age. This is called teething.
Your child's first permanent molars emerge from the gum behind the primary teeth at about age 6, at the same time he or she begins to lose front primary teeth.
Normally, a person will have 32 adult teeth.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMay 7, 2017
Current as of: May 7, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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