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Long gap in teething of 14mo DS

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OyOfMidWorld Thu 02-Jun-11 14:00:06

So my DS is 14 months old and has six teeth. Four on the top, two on the bottom. He started teething at around 7 months and then cut these six over the space of around two months so it is now 5 months since he has had any new teeth. We've had no symptoms of teething or anything else and I'm just finding it a bit strange.

I've asked a few other mums but none seem to be able to remember a gap or the specific times of their children teething (all are a bit older than my DS), I was just wondering if anyone else has experienced this. I thought he would have got his third and fourth bottom teeth by now?

dickyduckydido Thu 02-Jun-11 14:02:32

I have a 20m old DD. She got 6 teeth in the space of 3 weeks at 14 m and nothing since. We were at the dentist this week and he says he can see the stubs of loads more and isn;t worried. He assured me late teething is much more common that you hear about. Don't worry but maybe take him to the dentist next time you have a check up.

goshreally Thu 02-Jun-11 14:45:26

Exactly the same with my DS (just a bit younger than yours). I didn't think of worrying about it. If the first six appeared normally, the rest will with time. Am just adoring the gumming expressions when he eats stuff!

MoonFaceMamaaaaargh Thu 02-Jun-11 15:06:19

Ds has been exactly as you describe. Now, at 15m has finally cut numbers 7 and 8. But they're on the top too! And further back than i expected. Hey ho, i'm sure they'll all get there in the end <optimist emoticon>

OyOfMidWorld Thu 02-Jun-11 15:19:03

Thanks for all your responses. First DS so I really don't know what to expect! It sounds like they'll all come through sooner or later and I might ask the dentist next time we go smile

illuminasam Thu 02-Jun-11 20:03:57

My DS is 15 months and was exactly the same. 4 on the top, 2 on the bottom for ages, then nothing. Then he suddenly got about 4 within a week a couple of weeks ago. Now they're coming thick and fast

tostaky Fri 03-Jun-11 22:27:15

same for ds2, but i dont wotty because ds1 tooth came all at once around 16 months... and i can see his teeth through his gums on his lower jaw.

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