Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Pearl | 2010/03/06

Q.

Baby teeth

My son 13 months has not cut his teeth. Does not seem to have any issues has taking solids etc. Should I be concerned and take him to my paed or dentist.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby is indeed late with his teething, but in some cases the first teeth do not appear until as late as 16 months.Then they all tend to appear quite rapidly after that. If your son has not had any teeth by 16 months (which would be very unusual)please ask your dentist to see him.

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