Baby's First Tooth

A baby’s front teeth usually erupt first, typically at about six months of age, although some children don’t have their first tooth until 12-14 months. Most children have a full set of 20 primary teeth (baby teeth) by the time they are three years old.

Primary teeth are important in normal development—for chewing, speaking and appearance. In addition, the primary teeth hold the space in the jaws for the permanent teeth.

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