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.

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
Development of permanent teeth

Revision

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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