baby’s first tooth is an event that is never forgotten. Normally, it usually appears between four and six months of age, but each baby has its own rhythm and some variations have to be considered. Some babies have to wait until 12 months to show off their first tooth , while others may be born with one. It is what is known as “congenital teeth”, a rare case that does not pose any risk to the health of the baby, but can cause a problem to his mother for the establishment of breastfeeding.
How the first teeth come in the baby
A small, pale-colored lump can be seen in the gum, when the tooth starts to break through, although the most common is that the gum is red and inflamed . It usually coincides with the days when the baby is irritable and we do not find a cause of health that justifies it. And is that while some children pass the outbreaks of their teething almost without knowing, to others it causes discomfort.
It is normal that the fingers and fists are brought to the mouth very often and with an unstoppable desire to bite to press the gums , that his drooling is more abundant than usual, produced by the stimulation of saliva produced by the dentition, which present an unusual irritability due to pain in the gums, cry more than necessary, have problems to sleep , refuse food due to increased pain caused by suction, diarrhea due to excess swallowed saliva and low fever cause of inflammation.
Baby Milk Teeth
Babies first teeth, also called milk teeth, appear mostly in a certain order. Here we describe what you can expect until your baby’s mouth is full of small pearly white teeth
Order Of Appearance Of Milk Teeth
In the temporary dentition, the teeth usually appear every four months. Thus, if the first tooth appeared after five months, the following types of teeth will come out at four-month intervals baby teeth chart
Lower incisor teeth. Between 5 and 12 months.
Upper incisor teeth. Between 7 and 10 months.
Upper and lower lateral teeth. Between 9 and 12 months.
First upper and lower molars. Between 12 and 18 months.
Upper and lower canines . Between 18 and 24 months.
Second lower and upper molars. Between 24 and 30 months.