My baby is 5 months old. still it he has not got his teeth. I heard the milk teeth will come as sooon as the baby is 5 months, why baby is not getting teeth. Should i give him more calcium for this. Iam breast feeding and aslo sarted cerelac for him
Thanks for the query
Your baby is quite healthy.continue your breast feeding till the age of 2 years.Teething will start at 6 months onwards and in some children may be delayed teeth erruption even till one year is also seen. so dont worry at all he is just months old ,wait for few more months then if teething dont start can consult a pedodontist for opinion.
Hope i have tried to clarify your doubt.
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Eruption time of baby teeth differs in each person.
Usually baby gets first teeth in mouth around 6-8 months of age.
You can wait until baby is 1 year old.
If teeth has not erupted even after 1 year old,please do consult your dentist.
Meanwhile maintain your baby's gums clean using moist cotton.
An X-RAY of the dental arch will help to diagnose any toothbud underlying.Only if any systemic anomalies are associated,tooth eruption becomes too delayed.
At this age,no need to be worry.
Hope this helps.
hello normally lower anterior teeth start to come at the age of 6-7 months and it may be delayed upto 6 maonths in few cases since your child is only 5 months old so you need not worry visit your dentist if there isnt any tooth by the age 1 year hope that would not be required best wishes
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