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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Dental and Oral Health (Children)
My 2-year-old began cutting teeth at 11 months. She currently lacks 8 teeth (the 4 eye teeth and rear molars), but she hasn`t cut a tooth in almost 5-months now. Should she be evaluated?
The timing of the eruption of baby teeth varies greatly and your child`s experience is well within normal. Two years of age, however, is not too young to have him/her examined by a pediatric dentist who can provide you with more detailed information.
Dennis J McTigue, DDS
Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University