What children’s skulls look like as they prepare to lose their baby teeth

By Abraham Piper

It’s unfortunate that this display at the Hunterian Museum in London exists, given the fact that it comes from a real person…but it’s also incredibly interesting and illuminating.

This skull shows what is happening in a child’s face as their baby teeth give way to the adult teeth growing in behind them…

Skull with baby teeth

(Photo by Stefan Schäfer)