Woundering if its normal for my baby to not have any teeth at his age?? He is 9 months..

Kassy - posted on 05/04/2010 ( 104 moms have responded )

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He is 9 months and doesn't have any teeth and I was just wondering if that means somethings wrong with him or is he not eating right ?? please help me I'm very worried ... Thanks

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Kerri - posted on 05/09/2010

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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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Rosie - posted on 05/11/2010

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My son was like that now he has a mouth full, wait another month then ask the doc.

Jacquline - posted on 05/11/2010

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Yes it is normal my oldest daughter did not get her first tooth till she turned a year old.

Haylli - posted on 05/11/2010

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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.

LèAndrea - posted on 05/11/2010

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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!!

Jamie - posted on 05/11/2010

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Yes dont worry....my son didnt have any teeth until he was 11 months old then he got eight at the same time

Vanessa - posted on 05/10/2010

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My daugher did not get her first tooth until she was 13 months old! She had xrays done at about 10 months. Everything turned out fine!

Jessica - posted on 05/10/2010

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My daughter just turned 6 months and she now has 5 teeth... it depends on the child

Melissa - posted on 05/10/2010

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my son will be 1 in June and he still has no teeth. He eats table foods fine aswell. I was worried about it but I see how well he eats he eats anything and everything! Good Luck

Jessie - posted on 05/10/2010

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mine is almost 10 months and no teeth. eats like a little pig not that I think that has anything to do with teeth. I was 11.5 months old so I'm not worried

Rea - posted on 05/10/2010

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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. =)

Brittany - posted on 05/10/2010

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Yes. My son is 7 months and he's just now starting to get teeth popping through, compared to his cousin who is 9 months and has 4 already. Don't compare, baby's do things on their own time =D No worries

Cassie - posted on 05/10/2010

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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!

Christina - posted on 05/10/2010

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There is nothing wrong with him... Dont worry those teeth will come in.. My daughter just got her first tooth and she is 9 months old...

Laura - posted on 05/10/2010

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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.

Kenyetta - posted on 05/10/2010

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Its normal. Most babies get their first teeth around 6 months, but they might come anytime between 3 and 12 months of age.

Cheryl - posted on 05/10/2010

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My little girl didn't get any teeth until she as 11 months, got two bottom ones, then two top, then suddenly they all came in lol

Stephanie - posted on 05/10/2010

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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.

Pauline - posted on 05/10/2010

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my son is 10 months and still has no teeth i was worried too but now i feel a bit better seeing he is not the only one xx

Heather - posted on 05/10/2010

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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 :)

Michelle - posted on 05/10/2010

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Yes, i was worried when my daughter didn't have any by 10 months but then the first one appeared a month later

Jessica - posted on 05/10/2010

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yes. My daughter didn't get any for the first year. I was told it is better to get them later rather than sooner.

Kristen - posted on 05/10/2010

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My lil girl turned one in April and didn't get teeth until she was one and now she has 4. Don't worry I stressed a lot..

Becky - posted on 05/10/2010

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I have worked in the babies room of a childcare centre for many years and have known several children who have cut their 1st tooth at 11 months. The later the teeth come in, the healthier they are meant to be...

Hayley - posted on 05/10/2010

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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

Lisa - posted on 05/10/2010

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My son is almost 10 months & still no teeth! I talked to my dentist and the public health nurse & both reassured me that it's perfectly normal. I'm waiting patiently too :)

Charlotte - posted on 05/09/2010

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Thay say the later your childs teeth come through, the stronger they will be! A girlfriend's child didn't get teeth till he was 2.. Your boy will get them eventually :)

Darlene - posted on 05/09/2010

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every child is different on everything! my 1st got her 1st tooth at 3 months & my 3rd didn't have any until he was almost 2 yrs! i won't worry if u do u might make urself sick just from worrying.

Kristina - posted on 05/09/2010

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my son didnt get teeth until a few weeks before is 1st birthday he was about 11 1/2 months old..every child is different

Trista - posted on 05/09/2010

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my daughter will be 9 months old on the 13th and she does not have any teeth yet my son was 9 months old when he got his first but when he got his first one it seemed like they all come in at one time

Keisha - posted on 05/09/2010

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my eldest son ddnt get his 1st tooth till a week b4 his 1st birthday he is now 5 and his has all his teeth and they r very healthy,so u shud hav nothing 2 woory about

Kimberly - posted on 05/09/2010

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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

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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 ...

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All the kids in my family got teeth late. My sister didn't get hers until 13 months and she's fine.

Elysia - posted on 05/09/2010

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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

Laura - posted on 05/09/2010

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hey kassy my son is 11 months old and only has two bottom teeth the dentists says its normal and they will come out when they are ready

Jessica - posted on 05/09/2010

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Normal. But it will hurt more when they come in so get those Popsicle ready! My feeling is the longer it takes the harder their gums are, but the less time you have to spend worrying about cavities.

Francinne - posted on 05/09/2010

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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

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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.

Lexi - posted on 05/09/2010

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My ten month old doesn't have teeth yet and my doctor said some kids don't get teeth until they are a year old. The nurse said that often the longer they take to grow in, the healthier they are! I wouldn't worry about it!

Samantha - posted on 05/09/2010

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It is very normal. I did not get my first tooth until I was a year old. But they say the longer it takes for teeth to come in the healthier they are!

Mariam - posted on 05/09/2010

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my daughter completed her first year & no single tooth was there , she got her first one when she was 1 year & 1 month. Dr. said its normal , each baby is different from other's progress

Ofalaine - posted on 05/08/2010

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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

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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.

Sarah - posted on 05/08/2010

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My son didn't get any teeth until 1 week before his 1st birthday, and then he cut 4 at once. No need to be worried, they come when they come, be glad for no biting yet. *S*

Jessica - posted on 05/08/2010

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My son didn't get teeth until he was a little over 10 months. I worried a bit too, but then 3 popped out almost at the same time. Good luck to you when he starts teething though!

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