FLOATING DOCTORS: Unusual Shaped Pediatric Teeth


A Pediatrician from the UK recently shared a Floating Doctors patient case with the SERMO community. A toddler presented with unusually shaped teeth…

A 17-month-old girl presented for a health care check-up. Noted to have unusually shaped front teeth (see photograph). All other teeth normal in appearance and good oral hygiene. Mother states teeth came in normally and then developed this shape over the past few months. She denies a history of trauma, and the mother’s concern was that ‘worms ate her teeth’…

Our main concern is that these are Hutchinson teeth of congenital syphilis, but we are struggling to commit to this given mother is very clear her teeth were normal when they first came through.

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