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What age do the back teeth come through???

(5 Posts)
Marne Tue 23-Aug-11 09:58:47

I thought dd1 (7.6) had all her teeth but it seems she is cutting her back teeth, isn't this a bit late?? She has lost around 6 of her baby teeth and is complaining of pain where they seem to be squishing together. She just told me she had lost another tooth but could not find it, when i asked her to show me where it had fell out from she pointed to the back of her moth, she had not lost a tooth, it was where the back tooth was just pushing through the gum. I asumed she already had her back teeth so was a little shocked.

LIZS Tue 23-Aug-11 10:00:28

"6 year" molars perhaps which are permanent

Marne Tue 23-Aug-11 10:03:17

So its normal (ish) just a year late?? her first teeth were late (didn't have her first tooth till she was 12 months) so maybe this is why her big teeth are late??

LIZS Tue 23-Aug-11 10:07:34

They may simply be slow coming through. dd's have been coming through a little more each check up over past few years!

survivingsummer Thu 25-Aug-11 20:48:57

My DS is also late to develop his - he is 7.3 and still doesn't have his back molars. Dentists are going to investigate if still not through in 6 months!

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