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  • Teething symptoms are common in children and can be managed without medication.
  • The average child has 20 deciduous teeth by the age of 3 years.
  • Between the ages of about 6 and 7 years, the deciduous teeth start to exfoliate and the permanent teeth begin to come through.
  • By the age of about 21 years, the average person has 32 permanent teeth including their third molar (wisdom) teeth.

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Reviewed on: 16-08-2023