Baby’s teeth actually begin while you are conceiving it but you may not see the first tooth until your baby reach six months. Primary teeth are often called baby teeth, but since it is not yet developed, you cannot really see them but they are already beneath the gums. Are you wondering which teeth will come out first? Are you familiar with baby teeth order?
It is important that as parent you know the baby teeth order so you know what to expect. Here is the baby teeth order: What order do baby teeth come in…
- Incisors are also known as front teeth. Usually baby’s teeth come out in pairs. Incisors in the underside will be the first ones, then, followed by another two. Incisors in the bottom will appear in six months while the top two teeth will show in 8th month.
- Lateral incisors – are normally found near the central incisors. It normally appears on the 9th month. The superior lateral incisors will come first, then next by the underside lateral incisors.
- First molars – Next to rupture are the first molars. Molars usually come out in the thirteenth month. After molars, canines will follow.
- Canine – canine teeth is near the lateral incisors. They are usually used for eating solid foods. You can expect this to come out on the 16th month.
- Second molars – this are often called second molars as they usually appear upon reaching two years of age.
- First permanent molars these sets of molars are not included in baby teeth as they are already the first permanent teeth. It appears when they reach six years of age.
Now that you know baby teeth order of your infant, you also have to know the signs and symptoms of teething. Normally, teething is a discomfort stage in your infant’s life and they are not all the same for infants. Some starts as four months while there are some who will develop their teeth later. Gum discomfort develops which it may seem swollen and reddish. There is blood blister in the area where tooth will come out. The process of tooth eruption is not all the same. Some tooth may bring more discomfort than the rest of other teeth.
Some symptoms of teething include:
- Sleeplessness due to discomfort
- Redness of the gum
- Less appetite
Some infants develop fever during teething but it is not part of any symptoms of teething. If temperature is high, you may consult your doctor.
Typically teething symptoms varies from each teeth eruption. The first sets of molars are painful for your child while the others can show mild discomfort. It is important that you know these teething symptoms so you know when to call your doctor.
If other symptoms also seem like diarrhea, high fever or excessive drooling occurs, then you have to visit the doctor to rule our any serious disorders.
It maybe hard for mothers to see the discomfort due to teething but do not worry as the discomfort usually passes after the teeth erupts.
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