Secondary (Permanent) Teeth

Secondary (Permanent) Teeth

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Secondary teeth come in (erupt) when children begin to lose their primary (baby) teeth between the ages of 6 and 11 years. The last permanent teeth usually erupt between the ages of 12 and 21. There are normally 32 permanent teeth.

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Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerArden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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