On Dec. 28, 2014, Jaklina Bailey gave birth to a baby girl, Alyssa Bella. Doctors and nurses at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, were "shocked" when they caught a glimpse of the newborn's mouth, reports FOX6 Now, and what they saw quickly became the center of discussion in the delivery room. 
What was the reason for the staff's astonishment? Alyssa was born with two bottom teeth, something that occurs just once in 2,000 to 3,000 births, according to MedlinePlus. The delivery doctor said it was just the second time she'd seen such a thing during her 25-year career, Bailey told FOX6 Now. "We had two other doctors that came in just to look, and nurses, they were kind of like, 'what's going on? Can I just see? Let me see,'" recounted the new mother. 

Alyssa's teeth are referred to as natal teeth, which can be linked to medical conditions like cleft palates, but Alyssa was perfectly healthy. Natal teeth aren't very well-formed and are typically removed before the newborn leaves the hospital to avoid any chance of the baby swallowing them. Alyssa went home with hers, though Bailey admitted she was keeping a close watch on her. 

Bailey had no qualms showing off her newborn's unique smile. She added, "Everything about her is healthy. She’s a healthy, beautiful little girl. She just has two front teeth."