Secondary (Permanent) Teeth

Secondary (permanent) teeth

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Secondary teeth come in (erupt) when children begin to lose their primary (baby) teeth between the ages of 6 and 11 years. The last permanent teeth usually erupt between the ages of 12 and 21. There are normally 32 permanent teeth.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry

Current as ofAugust 9, 2016

Current as of: August 9, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry