PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY: How Teeth Grow


For children in grades 1 and 2, this video explains why baby teeth are important and when teeth (both baby and adult) come in.




When babies are born, there are no teeth visible in their mouth. However, their primary teeth are already partially formed into the jaws but remain under the gums. They will begin to erupt in the mouth one by one when the baby becomes about six months to a year old.

► See also: CLINICAL CASE: How to build-up an upper primary anterior in a 3-year-old child with strip crowns?