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Date: 05/16/12 11:50 AM

32 Responses to Child`s Skull Before Losing Its Baby Teeth [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of LittleMissQT
    LittleMissQT Female 18-29
    1266 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:14 pm
    Link: Child`s Skull Before Losing Its Baby Teeth - The human body confuses, and yes, grosses me out.
  2. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6740 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:20 pm
    Saw this the other day. Pretty funky.
  3. Profile photo of AnalSax
    AnalSax Male 30-39
    38 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:24 pm
    Oh my god, do you think he`s going to be ok?!
  4. Profile photo of Floupe
    Floupe Male 13-17
    203 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:28 pm
    That is genuinely cool.
  5. Profile photo of krembill
    krembill Male 18-29
    1094 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:29 pm
    That is drating disgusting.
  6. Profile photo of slightlys
    slightlys Male 18-29
    92 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:30 pm
    Educational and kind of scary at the same time!
  7. Profile photo of s1cKs0uL
    s1cKs0uL Female 18-29
    394 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:30 pm
    I guess that`s something I never thought of before seeing this. If a child takes a hard enough blow to the right spot in the face, he/she could break teeth that haven`t even come in yet. Ouch.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:38 pm
    This reinforces my theory that children are made entirely of teeth.
  9. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35671 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    patchgrabber, most nursing mothers would agree with you.
  10. Profile photo of paddy215
    paddy215 Male 18-29
    1677 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:55 pm
    So they really are little monsters
  11. Profile photo of Tacos4Brkfst
    Tacos4Brkfst Male 18-29
    620 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 12:56 pm
    Bone is pretty weird, and awesome.
  12. Profile photo of fancythat
    fancythat Male 30-39
    1951 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 1:01 pm
    This is the most I`ve learned in one picture since I found my dad`s stash of Penthouse mags!
  13. Profile photo of Pinkminx22
    Pinkminx22 Female 18-29
    1073 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 2:31 pm
    Dental x rays of children are neat too...
  14. Profile photo of PringleMan
    PringleMan Female 13-17
    1356 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 2:42 pm
    cool. I have an x ray from childhood which shows the teeth beneath the gums.
  15. Profile photo of Selous
    Selous Male 30-39
    1197 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 3:06 pm
    arh, kill it with fire!!!!!
  16. Profile photo of danthew
    danthew Male 18-29
    2122 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 3:48 pm
    Yay dead babies!
  17. Profile photo of Quik2TheStab
    Quik2TheStab Male 18-29
    661 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 4:23 pm
    This makes my bones itch...
  18. Profile photo of mon360
    mon360 Male 13-17
    735 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 6:06 pm
    ugh, please kill me, and it
  19. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 6:37 pm
    So cool! It`s genetic in my family to still have most of your baby teeth (skipped me, thank god)... I`m pretty sure people are born with buds to all of their adult teeth. Some of my family were born without those buds... Crazy stuff, man.
  20. Profile photo of Ani187
    Ani187 Female 30-39
    4448 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 6:44 pm
    That is effing weird.
  21. Profile photo of Atrayu4u
    Atrayu4u Female 18-29
    1478 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 7:06 pm
    Some of them look like they`d be super painful coming in/out :(
  22. Profile photo of RevWubby
    RevWubby Male 30-39
    64 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 7:39 pm
    That doesn`t make sense. Baby teeth don`t have roots, which is why they fall out so easy. All those teeth that are out of the gums have roots. This is not a baby skull. Maybe some poor bastard who`s teeth came in wrong.
  23. Profile photo of SarahofBorg
    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
    3564 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 7:44 pm
    That is really weird. I assume the reason the adult teeth are so big is because the baby skull is still small?
  24. Profile photo of ByOwlPost
    ByOwlPost Female 18-29
    519 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 7:57 pm
    Previous comment: If baby teeth didn`t have roots, how would they stay in while they`re needed? Don`t the roots get absorbed later when the adult tooth is about to emerge?
  25. Profile photo of ShadowVamp
    ShadowVamp Female 18-29
    362 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 8:33 pm
    @RevWubby: They do have roots, I had many baby teeth yanked so I could get braces early. When a tooth is ready to fall out, the root and much of the dentine (the inner tooth) is absorbed by the body, leaving a mostly hollow tooth that falls out easily. If you pull them before this point, they look like tiny adult teeth that have been pulled. My oral surgeon actually showed me a baby tooth he pulled from my mouth versus one of my adult teeth he pulled. They looked the same, just different sizes.
  26. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 9:02 pm
    Atrayu4u: Now you know why babies teething pain is so bad.
  27. Profile photo of den3jlb
    den3jlb Male 18-29
    364 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 11:05 pm
    Baby teeth do have roots - the adult tooth just resporbs the baby root away as it pushes through.

    This child is between 5 and 7 years old.

    The child is missing a lateral incisor.

    This is a natural process and rarely causes any pain at all.

    The canine tooth is sometimes called the `eye tooth`. This picture clearly demonstrates why.
  28. Profile photo of den3jlb
    den3jlb Male 18-29
    364 posts
    May 16, 2012 at 11:07 pm
    This is similar to how this child would look on an xray (2 years later)

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    Ilikelogic Male 40-49
    550 posts
    May 17, 2012 at 12:48 am
    Didn`t check Lisa21`s link, but i don`t think it`s a good idea to let people with less than 100 posts create a link...
  30. Profile photo of ShweeTooth
    ShweeTooth Male 18-29
    33 posts
    May 17, 2012 at 2:29 am
    THIS IS AWESOME! quick, kill more children so we can find out more about the human body! :D
  31. Profile photo of ZiggZagg
    ZiggZagg Male 13-17
    243 posts
    May 17, 2012 at 8:52 am
    I feel sick...
  32. Profile photo of GParadox
    GParadox Female 18-29
    737 posts
    May 17, 2012 at 5:46 pm
    Tragically sad, but amazing to see.

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