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Why do we have baby teeth if they're just going to fall out anyway?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
7 doctors agree

In brief: Simple answer

The permanent (adult) teeth are too large to fit into a baby's mouth until the jaw is fully grown.
That first set of teeth (baby teeth) are good enough to get it through the growing stage of its life. Most mammals go through the same, two set, process. Hope it helps.

In brief: Simple answer

The permanent (adult) teeth are too large to fit into a baby's mouth until the jaw is fully grown.
That first set of teeth (baby teeth) are good enough to get it through the growing stage of its life. Most mammals go through the same, two set, process. Hope it helps.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Available Space

An entire adult dentition wouldn't fit in an infant's mouth, right? Primary teeth are smaller and are limited in number as to fit in a child's mouth.
Evolution at work.

In brief: Available Space

An entire adult dentition wouldn't fit in an infant's mouth, right? Primary teeth are smaller and are limited in number as to fit in a child's mouth.
Evolution at work.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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