Development of permanent teeth
Both baby and permanent teeth have fairly well-defined times of eruption. The ages listed are the typical ages that an adult tooth has fully emerged.
|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 |
Last reviewed 4/5/2012 by Paul Fotek, DMD, Florida Institute for Periodontics & Dental lmplants, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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