Dr. Alan Greene on Delayed Teething
My 1-year-old has no teeth yet.
Should I be concerned that my 1-year-old has no teeth yet? She was a preemie born at 29 weeks, weighing 3 pounds.
Your baby is a year old, but her "corrected age" (taking her premature birth into account) is 10-1/2 months, so you would be expecting her to be like a baby of 10-1/2 months now.
The average age for first teeth is 6 months, but it is normal to vary quite a lot. First teeth can take as long as 15 to 18 months to appear. When kids get beyond 1 year old (corrected age) with no teeth, it's a good idea to have a visit with a pediatric dentist just to make sure the teeth appear to be developing correctly.
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