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  • Teething symptoms are common in children and can be managed without medication.
  • The average child has their full set of 20 primary teeth by the age of three years.
  • Between the ages of about six and seven years, the primary teeth start to shed and the permanent teeth begin to come through.
  • By the age of about 21 years, the average person has 32 permanent teeth – 16 in the upper jaw and 16 in the lower jaw. 

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Reviewed on: 19-10-2018