Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Concerned Mum | 2011/03/09


16 months- still no teeth

My 16 month old daughter still has no teeth. Should I be concerned. Im so worried....

Expert's Reply



Your daughter is definitely slow with her teething. If she does show some signs of teething then her teeth will appear.

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Posted by: Concerned mum | 2011/03/09

Thanx Dorine

This helps...I was so worried, Im sure they will pop out soon:)

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Posted by: Dorine | 2011/03/09

Hi there,

My friend''s child got his first tooth when he was 18 months. I wouldn''t worry too much about it. He is now five years old and has all his baby teeth.

I also heard that the later the teeth come out, the stronger they are. But, I think this might be an old wives'' tale.

If you''re still worried, I would book an appointment with a dentist. They can make an X-ray and see if the teeth are all there.

Hope this helps.

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