Childhood Tooth Development
Six to Eight weeks after a child is born, the primary teeth begin to form in the infants jaw. The first teeth begin to erupt in the mouth by 8 - 12 months of age. Most children will have a total of twenty primary (baby) teeth. As the child matures, every primary tooth will be replaced by a permanent tooth which, with proper care, should last for a lifetime.
- "When will my baby's teeth come out?"
This is one of the most frequent questions asked at our office. The following dental eruption chart will be helpful to you as you follow your child's dental development.
- hover over the teeth to view more information.
Click here to view full sized chart.
Dr. Chomas recently read an article about a new 'healthy Coke' recipe going viral on TikTok. Read more about the potential harm below.
- The 'healthy Coke' recipe going viral on TikTok will stain and erode your teeth more than Coca-Cola, dentists say
This article recently came across Dr. Chomas' desk and he feels this is worth passing on to our patients concerning Nontraditional Orthodontic Treatment.
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