Should I worry that my 15 month old doesn't have any teeth?

Has anybody had children that had teeth come in late? My 15-month-old doesn’t have any teeth, and I’m wondering when the time you start to worry is? (We have her 15-month well-child appt this week, and I will ask, but I’m just curious if other people have gone through this!) Also, anybody with kids that aren’t talking at 15 months? She is the second child, so I know it’ a “semi normal” but she only occasionally says mama. Maybe once a week?


My daughter was 16 months when she got her first teeth. She is 20 months now and only has 8

My son got his first tooth at 19 months. We were worried so we took I’m to a dentist at 18 months and they felt his gums and said they are there don’t worry. They also said don’t be surprised if he losses them late. He will be 8 the beginning of February and none are even loose.

No my daughter didn’t get her first tooth until she was 17 months old. I use to call her my gummy bear. She is 4 now and perfectly fine.

My daughter’s didn’t come in til she was almost 2. Great teeth, and she’s 12 and just now losing them. Dentist said, the later in, the later out.

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My daughter is 17 months and has 6 she only got them a few months ago

I wouldnt worry the longer they r in there the better

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Every kid progresses at their own rate. My kids are abnormally early on everything. My daughter is almost 4 months old & has 4 top teeth coming through already. My son was the same way. He had a mouth full of teeth before 1. Just don’t compare. Wait on it , it’ll happen :blush:

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My daughter was 1 when . She got her first tooth now she is 2 and has almost all hers

My son is 3 and hardly talks

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I would take them to the dentist my first son was 11 1/2 months before he got his first tooth but 15 months is really old to be toothless

One day she will just spit out a fully formed sentence. My girl did, my boy was an early talker he was the first born too

My 7 year old had all her baby teeth by the time she was 11 months my son is 7 months and not a single gle tooth

Children grow and mature on their own. Stop comparing your child’s growth to those of other kids. Every life is different, stop worrying.

My daughter was a late teether too. She also is late to the losing teeth game. She’s now almost 7 and 4 teeth down. Talking comes with time. Just keep talking to her.

I can’t comment on the teeth issue, except that I know babies are soooo different! My son has 19 teeth at 17 months (:grimacing:) but a friend’s baby, same age, only has 2! Talk with your pediatrician. As far as talking goes, my son doesn’t say a whole lot but babbles a ton! He didn’t say any real words until about 15.5-16 months. Now, his vocabulary is exploding. It helps to listen to/watch silly songs! We love the Super Simple Songs on YouTube!

my daughter’s doctor asked her if she ever saw a kid with dentures

My second child will be two on the 28th.
She started this month with 6 teeth and now has 9.
Also, she communicates well, but still speaks mostly gibberish.
They do what they want :rofl:

In need to ask my daughters dr about talking also. She’ll be 15 months on Thanksgiving and said mama and dada then just stopped, saying mama again, but she’s going backwards it seems

my son just turned 18 months and finally started walking, he also didnt have any teeth til he was 14 months

My daughter didnt get her first tooth until 15 months and her 2nd came in at 18 months. When I asked my doctor if that was “normal” he said, “Each kiddo is different!! I wouldn’t be complaining about getting them later either. Later in, Later out. More time using the baby teeth … so her adult teeth have less exposure.”

Also, my son was essentially mute until he was 2. When he had tubes put in his ears, it was A WORLD of difference!! He hasnt shut up since! :rofl:

My daughter was well into 15 months before a tooth started to poke through. I want to say its 18 months before you’d have to seek a dentist.

Anytime before 18 months is still really normal for them to start getting teeth. And my kid’s dentist said that the later they come in, the healthier they are usually. Also, my son was barely saying anything at 15 months, and now he’s 2 and a half almost and he talks all the time. I’m sure your daughter is doing absolutely perfect, but if you’re worried, just ask your doctor.

No teeth at all? At all? My almost 3 month old already has a tiny white on one gum. I can’t remember how old my others were when they got teeth. But I know that at 1 they had already been to the dentist. My oldest daughter didn’t learn to talk for a while, we took her to speech therapy and it helped her a lot.

Mine didnt get teeth like like 16 months and they’ve been coming in multiples since then. She also doesn’t really talk at all other then saying no sometimes. She’s currently 18 months. Dont stress to much :blush:

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My little one didn’t get teeth until she was nearly 13 months old. They are all different. She still only has 10 teeth with 4 coming in where has her younger counterparts have 16 to 18.

My friends little girl didnt get any teeth until she was almost 2 and then they started coming in like crazy. Maybe ask about speech therapy. She may just not wanna talk. My son wouldnt talk and at 2 they put him in there and come to find out, he could talk but he just didnt want to lol. I wouldnt stress about it but asking the dr is a good idea to ease your mind

My oldest didn’t get any until 16-17 months. The Dr said that if she didn’t have any by 18 months they would send for an X-ray just to be sure but even then not to worry.

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It’s best to check with your doctor. One of my children wasn’t talking much at about
1 1/2 and I thought it was odd ( considering her siblings had a large vocabulary at 1, 1 1/2) my pediatrician referred us to a specialist…she ended up having a cyst in her inner ear, once she had surgery and got it removed, her vocabulary was insane :heart: she wasn’t able to understand what she was hearing or pronounce words due to the cyst

My son didn’t get any teeth till 18 months and my daughter 15 months, but once the 1st one came they all came at once, and we didn’t really have any teething struggles. Also they both lost their 1st baby tooth at 7 years old. No need to worry.

My daughter didn’t get her first tooth until she was 15 months old.

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She’s not too young to take to the dentist if you can do that
They’ll be able to tell you for sure, if you need reassurance

I just had my 15 month old into the dentist a couple weeks ago because he grinds his teeth and chipped his two bottoms

He was a late teether too
He has 7 teeth right now

If you are concerned and worried you can get someone to look and let you know!

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I really don’t know how the science of teeth works, but it seems the later they get them the later they lose them too.
Most of our kids had some by 1, except #7, and he had only lost 1 at the end of first grade.
He was sad in kindergarten about it lol

No you shouldn’t worry my son was the same way at 13 months we went to the dentist and he had no teeth yet and they just said that some kids teeth grow in late… and all kids talk at their own pace my son really didnt speak til 2yr 4 months if you are concerned about them not talking ask the doctor to check ears and make sure they dont have an infection and I know some kids need tubes in their ears about that age

My daughter is just now 16 months and they are finally starting to show. But only the bottom two. They haven’t even cut through the skin yet but I can actually see them now. I was worried too so at her 15 month visit I asked her doctor, and he sent a referral to a dentist for her to get registered as a new patient but told me not to worry about making an appointment until her first one came in or at 18 months; whichever came first just to make sure nothing is obstructing them. But he also said the later they come in the stronger the teeth normally are. So don’t stress. Every baby is different.

I dont know about the teeth thing but my first little one took until almost 20 months before she started to really say anything at all.

I have 14m old twins. My daughter cut her lower incisors around 4 months. She continued to cut teeth every 2-4 weeks. My son didn’t get a single tooth until 8.5 months and they all seemed to come in at once. Teething was fun🥴

My son was over a year old before he got his teeth

Over 2 before he got a mouth full

Honestly my son got teeth at 6 months, my friends kid got some at 3 months, and I know people who’s kids teeth came in later. It’s probably nothing to worry about but if your worried I highly recommend asking a children’s dentist office! You should be able to just call and ask questions or schedule and appointment for x-rays :heart:

Sophie cut her first tooth at 16 months. The proceeded to cross cut the whole dang lot within about 6 weeks!

My little girl was 2when she got her first tooth then they all shot down get him r her a soft baby brush to chew on that’s what the dentist gave me

My daughter didn’t have her first tooth until 23 months.

My soon to be 15 month talks but like baby jibberish lol and only says daddy when she wants and says mama only when she wants me. And says No. but thats about it. And the teeth part im not sure my duaghter actually got her first couple of teeths way sooner than my son did. But im sure if it was a concern the doctors wouldve been told you in previous appointments.

My girl was 2 when everything came out all at once. Later on at school she used to ask why every child is starting to get big teeth and hers are still small :blush:

My first talked immediately and well. My second is almost 3 and doesn’t talk much. It’s very common.