Children and Teens need their teeth for eating, talking, smiling and for the general growth and development of the upper and lower jaws. Taking care of those teeth from day one will lead to better dental health and better overall health.
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Eruption Of Your Child’s Teeth
Children’s teeth begin forming before birth, in the second trimester. As early as 4 months, the first primary (baby) teeth to erupt through the gums are the lower central incisors, followed closely by the upper central incisors. Although all 20 primary teeth usually appear by age 3, the pace and order of their eruption varies.
Permanent teeth begin appearing around age 6, starting with the first molars and lower central incisors. This process continues until approximately age 21. Adults have 32 teeth total including the wisdom teeth.