Your child's primary (baby) teeth will start to come in around 6 months old. She should have her full set of baby teeth by age 3.
Around age 6, the first of the baby teeth will start to fall out and the permanent (adult) teeth will start to come in.
Start dental well checkups no later than her third birthday.
Other tips for making sure your child's teeth and gums are healthy include the following.
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Guide for the Care of Children: Ages Birth to 5 Years Old, fifth edition. To avoid awkward sentences, instead of referring to your child as "he/she" or "him/her," this guide will alternate between "he" or she" and "him" or "her."
Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts, including the Pediatric Department of Allina Health Coon Rapids Clinic