Dr. Paul W. Davidoff BDS, B.Pharm (Univ. Syd.) phone us.. (02) 4441 5949

Oral growth and development

 

When will my child's teeth come in?

While every child is different, most of the primary teeth (baby teeth) come in between the ages of 4 and 12 months. The following are general guidelines for the eruption of the baby teeth:
The first tooth to erupt is usually a middle, front tooth on the lower jaw, known as the central incisor. This is followed by the second central incisor on the lower jaw.
Next, the four upper incisors usually come in.
The above is followed by the first four molars, and the remaining bottom two lateral incisors. Lateral incisors are beside of (lateral to) the central incisors.
Then the cuspids, or the pointed teeth, appear.
Usually, after the child reaches 2 years old, the four second molars (the last of the baby teeth) appear.
The teeth on the upper jaw usually erupt one to two months after the same tooth on the lower jaw. There are a total of 20 primary teeth. Usually, about one tooth erupts per month once the teeth have started coming in. There is normally a space between all the baby teeth. This leaves room for the larger permanent teeth to erupt.

When will my child's permanent teeth come in?

Your child will begin losing his/her primary teeth (baby teeth) around the age of 6. The first teeth to be lost are usually the central incisors. This is then followed by the eruption of the first permanent molars. The last baby tooth is usually lost around the age of 12, and is the cuspid or second molar. There will be a total of 32 permanent, or adult, teeth.

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Dr. Paul Davidoff and his highly trained team of dental professionals ensure the delivery of high quality dentistry services, tailored completely to the individual, delivered with the utmost courtesy and respect.

Dr. Davidoff takes pride in ensuring his training & skills cover modern dental techniques.

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Meet our Team


Our team realise that a visit to the dentist has traditionally been fraught with fear.

The staff at Jervis Bay Dental work hard to ensure our practice provides you with a positive treatment experience, without any worry of pain or confusion while 'in the chair'.

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Our Location


Our surgery is located at 19 The Wool Road, Vincentia. We proudly serve Jervis Bay, St. Georges Basin and surrounding areas.

We are within walking distance of Coles & the Vincentia Shopping Village and are close to public transport. Convenient, private, off street parking is available.

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