canine teeth not teethed

by suneetha
(bangalore karanataka,india)

Question: my daughter 18 months ols she got central and laterl incisors both upper and lower portion total 8,now she is getting first molar teeth both uper and lower both side, my problems is she has not got canine teeth both up and lw potion,is their any problem,should i take her to dentist for checkup

Answer: The canines typically erupt after the front 8 teeth and many children don't get their full set of primary teeth until about 2 yrs of age. You can go see the dentist, but we most likely don't take xrays on 18 mo old children, nor is there anything that can or needs to be done if the primary canines are not present.

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