Adult Teeth Chart

Orthodontics Paterson NJ

August 14th, 2021

Children's general Dentist Location:

Smile Central Dental
Dentist, Paterson, NJ
Orthodontics, Paterson, NJ


140 Market Street
Paterson, NJ 07505
Orthodontics Center - 2nd Floor  (x 21 or x22 )
Children's General Dentistry - 3rd Floor
Treatment - 4th Floor

Phone: (973) 742-4200
Fax: (973) 742-4997

Paterson - Dental Office Manager: Cristal Jimenez
Paterson - Ortho Office Manager: Maria Gutierrez


About Our Practice
Smile Central Dental has always emphasized that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our strength and future growth depend on the contributions made by our team and each person within our organization. To ensure continued success, we feel it is important that all employees understand our policies and procedures. We hold them to that standard and they perform to the highest level. 
Our staff is dedicated to serving our community and providing the very best care.


Mission Statement
Smile Central Dental’s mission is to enhance the life of anyone we come in contact with. We accomplish this by educating both children and parents on the importance of their dental health, eradicating cavities on our beloved patients, and providing all members of our team with an opportunity to grow personally and professionally. All this while proudly serving the communities we are in that have given us the opportunity to do what we love.



When do my child's teeth erupt?

January 7th, 2021

Children begin the teething process after the age of six months.
While this is a very new experience, it could bring a whole new set of difficulties for the parents with an uncomfortable and hurting baby.
Educating yourself about how their teeth erupt and why they eventually lose them when they will start getting their adult teeth is the best way to navigate this period of their lives.
From 6 months to 3 years of age, kids get 20 primary or baby teeth. These teeth fall out (shed) at various times throughout childhood.

How Do My Children’s Teeth Erupt?
Typically, 6 months is when your child begins the teething process.
Before baby teeth start erupting, they form from the tooth buds in their jaw, and they start to move upward through the gums and into the mouth.
The first teeth that will start coming in are typically the incisors that are situated directly in the front of the mouth.

Baby teething

These teeth are often first noticed by nursing mothers as the baby begins testing them out while feeding. From this point until the age of 3 years,
there is a steady progression of teeth coming in until they’ve got their full complement of 20 baby teeth.

How Their Teeth Loosen And Fall Out
Ever wondered exactly what leads to the baby teeth loosening and falling out?
The tooth buds form a whole new set of teeth that start growing up under the primary teeth.
In the process, the old roots are resorbed, and the tooth moves up and out of the way, getting loose before they fall out. Children typically announcing that they have loose teeth is usually the first sign that it is happening.
It’s better to let a tooth go through the process on its own and fall out naturally.

Children's primary teeth ( baby teeth ) typically fall out around 6 years old.
The central incisors are usually the first to go. The first permanent molars are next. The last baby tooth usually is lost around 12 years of age.

Father and son enjoying healthy snack


How many teeth do people have?
People have a total of 32 permanent teeth ( adult teeth ).
As said above, children will have 20 primary teeth by the age of 3 typically.

Below you can view teeth charts to get a good view of when certain teeth will erupt.

Baby Teeth erupt chart

Types of teeth

Adult teeth eruption chart




To schedule a first consultation or visit, please contact us at
one of our locations:

1. 140 Market St, Paterson, NJ 07505
Children's Dentistry - 3rd Floor
Orthodontics Center - 2nd Floor
Treatment Center - 4th Floor
(973) 742-4200

2. 625 Main Ave
Passaic, NJ 07055
Children's Dentistry - 3rd Floor
(973) 574-1000

3. 3196 John Fitzgerald Kennedy Blvd
3rd Floor
Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 325-8444

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