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Development of permanent teeth

Development of permanent teeth

Development of permanent teeth

Both baby and permanent teeth have fairly well-defined times of eruption. The ages listed are the typical ages that permanent teeth fully emerge.Ages that permanent teeth emerge
TYPE OF TOOTH UPPER TOOTH ERUPTS BY LOWER TOOTH ERUPTS BY
Central incisor 7-8 years 6-7 years
Lateral incisor 8-9 years 7-8 years
Canine (Cuspid) 11-12 years 9-10 years
First premolar (first bicuspid) 10-11 years 10-12 years
Second premolar (second bicuspid) 10-12 years 11-12 years
First molar 6-7 years 6-7 years
Second molar 12-13 years 11-13 years
Third molar (wisdom teeth) 17-21 years 17-21 years




Review Date:2/22/2016
Reviewed By:Michael Kapner, DDS, general and aesthetic dentistry, Norwalk Medical Center, Norwalk, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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