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What should I do?

My son is 16 months and only has 6 teeth. I read it can be up to 18 months before all of them come in. It does not seem like there is any comming through. Should I take him to the Dentist or just wait?

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Asked by mpactem at 2:56 PM on Sep. 15, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • What do you want a dentist to do?? Some babies are just late teethers.. he'll get them !

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 2:57 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • it takes some children longer for the teeth to come through. I'd just wait.

    Answer by mrsnikifrank at 2:58 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • my 18 month old didnt get her 1st tooth till bot 1 and now she almost has all expect 4 a few each kid is different w/ getting teir teath in i know my friends baby girl is also 18 mnths and she only has her 2 front top teeth in
    Cynthia L.

    Answer by Cynthia L. at 3:01 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • my dd is 22 months old and still havent got all her teeth yet....i wouldent worry about it

    Answer by mommylisar at 3:01 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • they ll come, be patient, not everything's on schedule

    Answer by BeachMom81 at 3:03 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • What could a dentist do? He can't reach in and pull them out! He will get them, be patient.

    Answer by mompam at 3:17 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

  • Just be patient. All children do not follow a certain guideline, meaning they hit milestones at diferent times.

    Answer by cbearsgirl at 5:53 PM on Sep. 15, 2010

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