Saturday, May 3, 2008

Lifecycle of a Tooth

Most parts of our body are pretty much formed at birth. As we get older, our organs develop and grow, but their physical form stays fairly constant. Not so for teeth.

From the earliest painful eruptions (that often bring the unforgettable screams of a teething baby), through the tooth fairy, wisdom teeth, root canals and, ultimately, rot, teeth have a lifecycle all of their own.

Here's a trip through the life of a tooth.

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