Dental Trivia: Baby Edition

Despite popular belief, not ALL of us are born with gummy smiles. One in every 2,000 babies born will be born with a tooth already! Here is some more Dental Trivia about baby teeth. Which ones did you guess right?

1. Adults have 32 teeth, but how many baby teeth does a typical child have in their lifetime?
a. 32   b. 26   c. 20

2. Most babies get their first tooth around 4-7 months old. When is it recommended that they see the Dentist for the first time?
a. Right away!   b. At a year old   c. When the first tooth has fallen out

3. Baby teeth have no use other than as place-holders for Adult teeth.
a. True   b. False.

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Answers:
1. c   2. b   3. b

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