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Monday, August 16, 2004

Clinically cute

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The Olympic sport of choice in the curiousLee household is watching Cianna's first teeth grow. At close to nine-months-old, these two little white nubs are late arrivals. Many babies have two lower and four upper teeth by six months. As a change of pace from the cute kid portraits, I'm going clinical with this super-macro photo taken while Cianna was asleep. They call the arrival of baby teeth "eruptions," and I think the color palette and lighting in this photo of Cianna's mouth are evocative of volcanic activity.

Some links for my own reference:

Tooth Eruption Pattern Chart

Teething: A developmental milestone
Teething Tips
Songs & Poems About Teeth
Baby Teeth Key to Repairing Human Tissue

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