What every parent needs to know about permanent teeth
Missing front teeth in kids is somewhat cute, more so if you’re a parent. The two front incisor teeth coming off is a huge milestone among kids, as it indicates the end of the milk teeth stage. After that comes one more round of teething before the child gets a mouth full of permanent teeth that will now last for a lifetime. If you’re a first-time parent or not well experienced in matters of permanent teeth this blog post is here to help you out. The baby teeth also known as primary teeth will begin to come in at six months of age. Teeth will continue to come in until age two to three. The baby teeth will then be replaced by permanent teeth around the age of five. As the child ages, the teeth will continue to fall out and be replaced by permanent teeth. Children are born with twenty primary teeth and then these teeth are replaced by thirty-two permanent teeth.
Children will begin to lose their teeth as the permanent teeth come in. The majority of permanent teeth will be in by age twelve or thirteen such teeth will include the four front teeth on the top and bottom as well as canine, premolar, and molars. The last teeth to come is our wisdom teeth. These teeth will begin to erupt by 17 to 40 years of age.
As the permanent teeth arrive good dental care is more important than ever to ensure a healthy happy smile for a lifetime ahead. Here are some significant evidence and tips to keep baby teeth healthy and avoid harmful dental problems for years to come. Good dental health starts with baby teeth. Although they are replaced by permanent teeth, baby teeth help your child to chew, speak, and hold space for the adult teeth. Visiting the dentist is another milestone in a year of exciting first, your child should visit the dentist after their first tooth erupts or by the time, they are one year old. Your child’s dentist is your partner in helping your child have a healthy tooth early visits to the dentist have been shown to reduce cavities risk by providing preventative measures.