When should teeth start to be lost or new teeth grow?


Q. My childs baby teeth are still present and the adult teeth are starting to come through - is this a worry?
A. This is quite common. It's often a sign that the mouth won't have enough room for the permanent teeth. See your dentist. Don't upset your child by saying the dentist will need to take teeth out. Let the dentist make the decision. If removing baby teeth won't benefit the child in the long term the dentist may leave nature to take its course.

Baby teeth eruption times: Very approximate
Upper and lower front 4 teeth - 6 to 16 months
Upper and lower canine teeth - 16 to 23 months
Upper and lower molar teeth - 1year to 3 years

Permanent teeth eruption times: Very approximate
Upper and lower front 4 teeth: 6 to 9 years
Upper and lower first molars(six year old molars): 6 to 7 years
Upper and lower canine and premolars: 10 -12 years
Upper and lower second molars(12 year old molars): 11 - 13 years
Upper and lower third molars( wisdom teeth): 17 - 25 years

Helping all ages with their dental health needs, we pride ourselves with our relaxed and friendly atmosphere while still offering up-to-date preventative and cosmetic dental treatments.

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A dead tooth causes pain and needs to have endodontic treatment. It sounds very complex. Find out what and why the inside of the tooth is treated.

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7-13 Aug 2017
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Hours:
Monday 9am-6pm
Tuesday 7.30am-6pm
Wednesday 7.30am-5pm
Thursday 7.30am-7pm
Fri 9am-5pm

189 Dandelion Drive
Rowville VIC 3178 AU

9752 8800

Parkridge Dental is a conveniently located dental practice with a reputation for up-to-date preventative and cosmetic dental treatments. - Family orientated

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Dr Nick France BDSc (Melb)
Dr Adam Eduati
Dr Julie Taing