Children will usually get their first teeth at around six months of age, although it isn’t uncommon to see them as early as three months or as late as 18 months.
The two lower front teeth are usually the first teeth to come through, followed by the four upper front teeth.
Follow the chart below to see when your baby will get all 20 of their baby teeth. Generally, children will have all their baby teeth by the age of three and start losing their baby teeth at around age six or seven. Usually, all baby teeth are lost by 11 to 13 years.
Don’t worry if your child still has baby teeth beyond this age, as every child is different.
How to take care of your child’s baby teeth.
Once your child’s teeth begin coming through, you should start cleaning them with a moist face washer. As more teeth come through, you can move onto using a child’s soft toothbrush with a pea-size amount of toothpaste.
Katelyn performs adult restorative and hygiene procedures to a high quality and has a strong passion for helping children have a healthy smile. She believes having good dental health as a child, helps to reduce dental issues in the future.
She has a special interest in Dental Health promotion with the aim to educate and prevent the progression and rate of dental diseases. She always strives to continually learn and increase her knowledge in order to provide care of the utmost quality to her patients.
Katelyn is available at Harris Dental Boutique Bargara dental practice near Bundaberg, Monday to Saturday at Shop 2/16 See Street Bargara Q 4670. There are usually appointment times available each day to see new patients or dental emergencies.