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is this normal?

my son is 16month old and he only have 6 teeth, two at the top and four at the bottom. should i take him to the dentist to see what they say?

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Asked by Moneshia at 3:58 PM on Dec. 1, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • That sounds normal to me. Babies and toddlers just develop differently. Some get their teeth faster than others. My 16 month old has 14 teeth, but I know a girl who's son is 4 days younger and he only has 4 teeth. I know another girl who has a boy a month older than my DD and he doesn't even have that many teeth; he only had 2 teeth on his 1st birthday. Maybe its a boy thing. LOL. I won't be worried quite yet.

    Answer by ABPeterson at 4:01 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • I have a 15 month old girl with one tooth. Like above mom said, all babies develop differently.

    Answer by lvpenguino at 5:28 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

  • I agree with previous posters. My son was also a slow teether. As your doctor at your child's next checkup if you're still concerned.

    Answer by momofryan07 at 7:07 PM on Dec. 1, 2009

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