Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The growth of teeth in infants


The growth of teeth in infants - Almost all babies are born without teeth, or at least so it seems. And, in fact teeth have started to grow in the third month of pregnancy, while email and dentin, the hard tissue of teeth, began to take shape in the fourth month of fetal age.

The first teeth usually appear when the baby is 6 months old. The emergence of the first tooth is highly variable, but generally the teeth start protruding from the gums before the baby's first birthday.

You can stimulate the growth of teeth by giving teether (toys to be bitten). With biting something, the baby will feel comfortable because of itching in their gums due to dental pain who want to grow slightly reduced.

Usually, the first milk teeth appear are the front teeth (incisors) in the mandible followed by the maxillary incisors. Then followed the emergence of the first molars and canines. The latter show is the second molars. Generally, children's milk teeth are complete at the age of 3 years.

Milk teeth of children totaling 20 pieces. Normally every baby teeth will be replaced by permanent teeth. Generally, this permanent teeth begin to grow at the age of 6 years. Lower front incisors will grow first followed by upper incisors and first molars. Small molars or premolars and canines adults will grow later.

The process of milk and loss of teeth replaced with permanent teeth usually last for elementary school children. At the age of 14 years, the 28 permanent teeth is usually complete. While the last four molars called wisdom teeth usually grow in the early days of adulthood, so the complete number of permanent teeth to 32.

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