Child’s skull before they loose their milk teeth.
Inside the mouth of every child having double row of teeth.Decidiuous teeth also known as
milk teeth,temporary teeth,primary teeth and baby teeth are the first set of teeth
in the developmnt growth of humans. They are lost and replaced by permanent teeth.
Decidiuous teeth start develop during the embryo stage of pregnency and they become
visible in the mouth during infant stage.
deciduous teeth starts growing at the sixth week of
developmnt as the dental Lamina and they WilI continue
to form until they erupt in the mouth.
In the deciduous teeth stage there are only twenty
teeth-ten per arch and five per quadrant.
from the age of six months the eruption of these teeth
begins at twenty-seven to thirty-eight months of age.
The process of falling deciduous teeth and their replacement
by permanent teeth is called exfoliation.
Usually,the first teeth seen in the mouth are the
mandibular centrals and the last are the maxillary
second molars. The decidiuous dentition is made up
of central and lateral incisors,first molars,canines and
Teething age of deciduous teeth-
Central incisors : 6 to 12 months
Lateral incisors : 9 to 16 months
First molars : 13 to 19 months
Canine teeth : 16 to 23 months
Second molars : 22 to 33 months