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Secondary teeth come in (erupt) when children begin to lose their
primary (baby) teeth between the ages of 6 and 11 years. The last permanent
teeth usually erupt between the ages of 12 and 21. There are normally 32
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerArden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry