The baby’s teeth erupt in a specific order. What does it look like and when can you expect the emergence of individual teeth? The teething scheme presented beside is indicative and theoretical, although many children do fall into the range. However, you must remember that some children start their teething process earlier or later, and their teeth appear in a different order than implied by the calendar of teething
Order of teeth eruption
Usually, mandibular central incisors erupt first through the baby’s gums. This can be expected from about 6 to 10 months of age. Those first teeth will serve your child until the age of about 6 or 7 years. Then you will probably notice maxillary central incisors in your baby’s mouth.
This will occur when the baby is about 7-9 months old. They will fall out also when the child is 6 or 7 years old. Next, your baby will have maxillary lateral incisors. This will occur between 9 and 13 months of age. The lateral incisors will disappear from your child’s mouth at the age of 7-9 years.
When your baby turns one, he will have mandibular lateral incisors (about 12-14 months of age). Eruption of these teeth is not as painful and burdensome as it is sometimes the case with the first teeth. Now, from month to month your baby will have more and more teeth. When the child is about 7-8 years old, his mandibular lateral incisors will fall out.
From the age of about 12 to 18 months of age you should expect eruption of both the maxillary and mandibular first molars. They will fall out at the age of 9 and 12 years.
Then, at about 15-20 months of age maxillary canines will appear. Unfortunately, eruption of canines may be quite painful. Those milk teeth will fall out between the age of 9 and 12 years. Mandibular canines will emerge as the next ones in your baby’s mouth – at about 16-18 months of age.
The emergence of the mandibular canines may also involve a strong feeling of pain. Just as the maxillary canines, they will fall out when the child is between 9 and 12 years old.
The last milk teeth are the maxillary and mandibular secondary molars. They usually appear when the child is between 2 and 3 years old. Milk secondary molars will fall out approximately at the age 10-12 years. This is how the total twenty teeth appear in your baby’s mouth forming a complete set of milk teeth.