Babies born with teeth

5 Rare Causes of Early Natal Tooth

Known as natal teeth, this phenomenon can be both intriguing and unexpected for parents and caregivers alike.

The arrival of a baby at home is always an event of joy and surprise for families; however, some babies come into the world accompanied by something else that they do not expect.

What are natal teeth?

Natal teeth are relatively rare anomalies in babies. Despite not being life-threatening, they can cause feeding problems.

These teeth generally appear in the lower gum, where the front teeth (central incisors) will be later on.

Why are some babies born with teeth?

Despite being rare, natal teeth are not generally correlated with any disease.

Despite being rare, natal teeth are not generally correlated with any disease; however, they may be associated with:

1. Ellis-Van Creveld Syndrome

2. Hallermann-Streiff Syndrome

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