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My 7 month old daughter has NO signs of teeth coming in. Is this ok, or will she need dentures by age 2? :)

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Asked by luvmohamed at 8:35 AM on Jul. 3, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • a friend of mine's daughter didn't get any first teeth til after 8 mos. so don't worry. unless your pedi has noticed something wrong.

    Answer by MaMaLaLa369 at 9:16 AM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • it's ok.. if you are worried about it, just ask your doctor, but i've seen kids not get their first tooth until 10-11 months old

    Answer by mfialdrdickhaus at 11:53 AM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • My son attends a daycare where one of the babies didnt get a single tooth until the day before her first b-day

    Answer by hgilliland at 11:56 AM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • It's fine. Some are born with a couple of teeth, some turn one with no teeth.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:08 PM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • My oldest son was 12 mths 3 days old when he got his first tooth, my youngest was 14 mths with his first.

    Answer by busysportsmom at 12:24 PM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • Completely normal. My daughter got her first tooth at 11.5 months.

    Answer by mom2sophia711 at 12:55 PM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • I read it's normal for teething to start between 4-7 months. They say some kids can even take up to a year. My son is 6 months and just got his first one 2 days ago, so at 7 months I wouldn't worry about it. Just enjoy not having to deal with a cranky baby that you can do nothing about because it's not much fun.

    Answer by Sammieanne at 12:55 PM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • None of the 3 kids I have had teeth until 11 months. I know some people who's kids didn't have teeth until after a year. It'll be ok! :)

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 1:20 PM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • It's fine. My son is 8 months. He seems to teethe, but there is no sign of teeth coming in any time soon.

    Answer by sunshinepraying at 1:40 PM on Jul. 3, 2008

  • Girl my little man is almost 11 months and is all gums. Don't worry about it. All babies are different.

    Answer by pilarash at 1:59 PM on Jul. 3, 2008

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