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September 23, 2014

 

Kid with gaping smile and missing front tooth

Why Are We Born With Baby Teeth?

Infant jaws are too small to accommodate adult-sized teeth, so smaller teeth are necessary until the jaw grows to its mature size.

September 27, 2003

 

Baby Teeth

The reigning theory is that infant jaws are too small to accommodate adult-sized teeth. Therefore smaller teeth are necessary until the jaw grows to its mature size.

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