Even the child by this age is excited to get the permanent teeth. Permanent teeth are the adult teeth which a child starts getting between the age of 6-7 years. These are not replaced by any other teeth in the future.
So, it is very important to take good care of the permanent teeth. At the age of 6 years the child is mature enough to understand that health is important and what is good and bad for them. But as parents or guardians it is our duty to help them understand this.
A child can start brushing his or her teeth on their own by themselves but the best thing to do is supervise. Another trick is to let them brush their teeth own their own once a day and you can brush their teeth for them once a day. That way you will be aware of the oral health of the child, and the cavities can be prevented.
Here is the tooth eruption chart for the permanent teeth.
Source: American Dental Association
|Age||Age of Eruption|
|Upper Central Incisors||7-8 Years|
|Upper Lateral Incisors||8-9 Years|
|Upper Canine||11-12 Years|
|Upper First Premolars||10-11 Years|
|Upper Second Premolars||10-12 Years|
|Upper First Molar||6-7 Years|
|Upper Second Molar||12-13 Years|
|Upper Third Molar (Wisdom Molar)||17-21 Years|
|Lower Central Incisors||6-7 Years|
|Lower Lateral Incisors||7-8 Years|
|Lower Canine||9-10 Years|
|Lower First Premolar||10-12 Years|
|Lower Second Premolar||11-12 Years|
|Lower First Molar||6-7 Years|
|Lower Second Molar||11-13 Years|
|Lower Third Molar (Wisdom Tooth)||17-21 Years|
The lower central incisors i.e. the lower front teeth and the upper and the lower first molars are the first to erupt. The First molars will erupt behind the primary second molars (milk teeth).
Tip For Easy Teething:
The child might have swollen gums in that region. You can give the child hard food to chew on. This will relieve the irritation and the pain in the gums. Always remember to visit a dentist every 6 months, to keep the child’s teeth healthy and oral hygiene good.
Related: Tooth Eruption Chart (Milk/Baby Teeth)
This blog provides general information about tooth eruption chart for permanent teeth . The opinion and content on this blog is only for conversational purposes and should not be interpreted as medical or dental advice pertaining to any particular individual. If the reader or any other person has a medical or dental concern, he or she should consult with an appropriate licensed medical or dental physician or a health care provider.
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