A rough guide to the different stages of teething

hellomagazine.com While most babies start teething at around six months, all children are different and the timing of teething varies.

Here is a rough guide to the different stages that will see your little one's gummy grin transform into a toothy smile.


* Bottom front teeth (incisors) – The first to come through, at around 5-7 months

* Top front teeth (incisors) – These usually come through at around 6-8 months

* Top lateral incisors (either side of the top front teeth) – These come through at around 9-11 months

* Bottom lateral incisors (either side of the bottom front teeth) – These come through at around 10-12 months

* Canines (near the back of the mouth) – These come through at around 16-20 months

* Molars (back teeth) – These come through at around 12-16 months

* Second molars – These come through at around 20-30 months

Most children will have their full set of 20 milk teeth by their second birthday.

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