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when should i be concerned?

at what age should i become concerned if my LO hasnt gotten any teeth? she is nearly 7 and a half months and really no signs of them comin any time soon. just curious...

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4grace10

Asked by 4grace10 at 10:57 PM on Nov. 11, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My sons teeth didn't come in until he was 8 almost 9 months. He's a year and only has 6 teeth. Be happy they say the longer your teeth take to come in they longer they stay in or last.
    Jenaiko01

    Answer by Jenaiko01 at 11:01 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Nothing to be concerned about. My middle DD didn't get her first one until she was 9 months, my other 2 DDs got them at 5 months.
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 11:01 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • My oldest was almost 9 months when she got her first tooth. After that, they all seemed to come at once. I'm sure everything is fine, but if you really feel uneasy about this, I'd ask your pediatrician.
    4kidz916

    Answer by 4kidz916 at 11:02 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • My youngest was 9 months when her first teeth popped though.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 11:06 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Not exactly sure, but not anytime soon. DD and DS both got their first tooth in their 11th month.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 11:10 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • My daughter didn't get her first tooth until she was 8 months. My babysitter told me her oldest child didn't get her first tooth until she was almost a year.
    Journey311

    Answer by Journey311 at 11:29 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • a friend of mine's little ones didn't get their first teeth until 13mos and 15mos-they all came in fast after that. She said she had almost given up hope-haha.
    AshleyBishop06

    Answer by AshleyBishop06 at 12:21 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I seem to recall reading that babies typically get teeth around 7 months, but it can start anytime between 4 and 12 months, so I don't think it's time to worry. I'm sure those chompers will peek thru in the near future, if not by the 9 month pediatrician visit then I would ask about it just to be reassured all is well.
    MaryMW

    Answer by MaryMW at 12:29 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • Don't get worried, they WILL come in when they are ready GL =)
    WhitneyMommyOf2

    Answer by WhitneyMommyOf2 at 9:41 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • Are there signs of teething at all? Does your LO drool, bite her hand, make noises of frustration when she does it? It takes a long time of teething (months) before the first little guy pops through! It is normal for it to be this late in the game though I would just run it by your doctor and have her look at her.
    carol2m2

    Answer by carol2m2 at 12:11 AM on Nov. 13, 2010

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