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primary teeth usually begin to break through the gums (erupt) at about 6 months
of age. For more information, see the topic Teething.
Your child's first permanent
molars emerge from the gum behind the primary teeth at
about age 6, at the same time he or she begins to lose front primary teeth.
Normally, a person should end up with 32 adult teeth.
June 20, 2011
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics
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