When your baby’s teeth start coming in, it’s a good time to start learning everything about your child’s dental care, from how many milk teeth (baby teeth) a child has to why baby teeth are important, and what to do when baby teeth fall out.
Keep reading to learn more about your child’s baby teeth.
How Many Teeth Does a Baby Have? | Baby Teeth FAQ
A child has 20 baby teeth. However, they come in at different times.
The first baby teeth start breaking through the gums around six months of age. The bottom two front teeth usually appear first, then the top four front teeth.
Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, occurs when the supporting tissue around the teeth causes infection. The effects of gum disease range from minor gum swelling to serious damage of…