Both baby teeth (deciduous or milk teeth) and permanent teeth have fairly well-defined times of eruption. The ages listed are the normal ages that a baby tooth emerges.
|TYPE OF TOOTH||UPPER TOOTH ERUPTS BY||LOWER TOOTH ERUPTS BY|
|Central incisor||8-10 Months||6-9 Months|
|Lateral incisor||8-10 Months||15-21 Months|
|Canine (Cuspid)||16-20 Months||15-21 Months|
|First molar||15-21 Months||15-21 Months|
|Second molar||20-24 Months||20-24 Months|
Review Date 1/24/2022
Updated by: Michael Kapner, DDS, General Dentistry, Norwalk Medical Center, Norwalk CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.