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Healthy Mouth

How can I keep my mouth healthy?

Children’s teeth begin forming before birth. As early as 4 months, the first primary, or baby teeth, erupt through the gums.
All 20 of the primary teeth usually appear by age 3, although their pace and order of eruption varies.
Permanent teeth begin appearing around age 6.
This process will continue until approximately age 21.

Mouth Sores

Mouth sores can be painful, annoying and unsightly. Some appear inside the mouth-on the gums, tongue, lips, cheeks or palate (roof of the mouth). Others, like cold sores, can appear outside the mouth, such as on and around the lips, under the nose and on the chin.