Teeth Development In Children

6 Signs And Symptoms Of Teething

Understanding and caring for baby teeth is crucial to a child’s future dental health.

The process of dental development begins early, even before the birth of the child. Starting at six weeks of gestation, the basic structures of the teeth are formed in the fetus.

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Structure of the Tooth

Dental enamel: It is the outermost layer of the tooth and the hardest material in the human body.

Teething is the process in which a baby’s first teeth emerge through the gums, a milestone that can be challenging for both the little one and their parents.

Signs and Symptoms of Teething

During the teething stage, it is common to observe an increase in saliva production and a greater tendency to bite objects.

Baby teeth usually begin to appear between 6 and 12 months, completing the majority of the primary teeth by 33 months.

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