Children start getting permanent teeth around age 6 or 7. The upper and lower first molars are among the first permanent teeth to erupt. Find other facts about children’s dental care on this infographic from a pediatric dentist in Main Line.
My doctor gave me this tip once: until your children can demonstrate to you that they can tie their own shoes, they're not ready to brush their own teeth. Kids simply don't have the dexterity yet to hit every tooth surface properly until they're able to tie their shoes, and who wants to deal with cavities being filled as a result of poor dental care?
Children’s central incisors typically erupt between 8 and 12 months of age. These teeth tend to fall out when children are around 6 or 7 years old. Discover other facts about children’s teeth by viewing this infographic from a kids’ dentist in Carrollton.