Woundering if its normal for my baby to not have any teeth at his age?? He is 9 months..
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Kerri - posted on 05/09/2010
My youngest cousin did not get her first tooth until she was almost 2 years old. When they took her to the drs when she was 1 they say it happens alot more than people think but went ahead and x-rayed to put her parents at ease and show that there were teeth in there just slow to come through. hope this eases your mind some
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Haylli - posted on 05/11/2010
I wouldnt be worried they say the later the teeth come in the healthier they will be, an old wifes tale. My daughter got 8 teeth by the time she was 8 month and her sister didnt get her teeth till she was a year old. they are comming in fine now so i wouldnt be concerned but just ask your doc if you are.
LÃ¨Andrea - posted on 05/11/2010
My little one is 11months but still doesn't have any teeth, but she eats very well(She eats the Gerber Graduates for toddlers with no problem), so I think its just a matter for individual babies. Don't worry they will come in and as long as he is still eating foods its no cause for concern or worry!!
Rea - posted on 05/10/2010
Nothing's wrong with him. I just went through the same thing and was reassured by the nice women on Circle of Moms that it is absolutely normal. I actually posted the same question a few weeks ago. My son just turned 10 months and just got two little "rice grains" coming out. =)
Cassie - posted on 05/10/2010
It is normal. My daughter got her 1st tooth just before 11 months and then right before her birthday she got her second. Now she is 20 months and has the first four top and bottom and all of her molars but not the ones in between. They are all there but haven't broke through. I wondered the exact same thing though!
Laura - posted on 05/10/2010
I would say yes because my daughter did not get her first tooth in til she was about 11 months old. After the first one came the second one both on bottom then 2 came at once on top. She is now 13 months and working on her 5th tooth. My friends baby is about to be 1 in about a month and he has over 8 teeth. He got his first 4 before my lil one got any hers.
Stephanie - posted on 05/10/2010
its "normal" all children develope their teeth at different rates. a dentist told me that the longer it takes their teeth to come in the better of he will be. His teeth will have less time exposed to the elements that can harm them.My sons teeth came in late also. Just be sure to clean his gums and take good care of his mouth. If you are too worried though you can always call a dentist and talk to them yourself.
Heather - posted on 05/10/2010
yes it is normal, my mom told me when i was a baby i only had 2 teeth by 1. Like she said don't compare babies b/c my son is 6 months old and has 2 teeth and my cousin who is 2 weeks older than him has no teeth yet. It just takes time :)
Hayley - posted on 05/10/2010
My son is 9 months and he has been teething since he was 7 weeks when he started teething and he still has no teeth i have asked my hv several times and she says it due to the fact he has deep rooted teeth! i wouldnt worry they will come when they are ready x
Kimberly - posted on 05/09/2010
It is very normal. My daughter didnt get her first tooth until 9 1/2 months old. She's 16 months now and has 5 teeth. 2 bottoms and 3 top. All kids are different. Believe me I felt the same way cause me and my bff had our babies around the same time and her daughter's teeth came in before mines and I thought something was wrong too. She chews just fine with her 5 teeth. Hope this was helpful!!!!!
Irene - posted on 05/09/2010
oh no he is fine=0) my first born didnt get her first tooth until she was 1=) my 2 boys started getitng them around 8 months.. ive heard the later you get ur teeth as a baby the better they are whne you are older.. NOt sure how true that is tho ...
Elysia - posted on 05/09/2010
they say 1st teeth generally come in bwtween 6 and 9months but then they also say that can vary by 2yrs. If ur worried have ur child health nurse or gp check him. Ive been told that there teeth tend to be healthier and stronger if they take a little longer to come in
Francinne - posted on 05/09/2010
It is a good thing it means there will be more calcium build up for the teeth to grow Strong and healthy.
My wee man has two teeth already and isnt yet 7 months. And he likes to bite things, anything that goes into his mouth
Kristen - posted on 05/09/2010
I won't worry at all! All 3 of my children didn't start getting teeth until they were 9 months old and only had there top 2 and bottom 2 front teeth til after 1 year. Not sure how true it is but I've heard the longer it takes for there teeth to come in the healthier their teeth are.
Ofalaine - posted on 05/08/2010
oh my daughter is exactly the same shes 7months and yet to have any teeth,some people say im lucky since im still breast feeding,but my mum says shes a late bloomer. I had my 1st tooth at 4 months and husband at 6months... So who knows maybe she'll get teeth soon
Kim - posted on 05/08/2010
Hey, it is normal, there is nothing wrong with your boy. the later they get their teeth the better they are anyway (condition wise). My son didn't get his first teeth until he was 12 months old and he seemed to get a few at once so it was less painful for him in a way - still had a few bad times with it but not too many.
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