Development of permanent teeth

Ages that permanent teeth emerge
TYPE OF TOOTH
UPPER TOOTH ERUPTS BY
LOWER TOOTH ERUPTS BY
Central incisor
7-8 years
6-7 years
Lateral incisor
8-9 years
7-8 years
Canine (Cuspid)
11-12 years
9-10 years
First premolar (first bicuspid)
10-11 years
10-12 years
Second premolar (second bicuspid)
10-12 years
11-12 years
First molar
6-7 years
6-7 years
Second molar
12-13 years
11-13 years
Third molar (wisdom teeth)
17-21 years
17-21 years
Development of permanent teeth

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  • Last reviewed on 2/22/2016
  • Michael Kapner, DDS, general and aesthetic dentistry, Norwalk Medical Center, Norwalk, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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