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July 26, 2014

Open Wide for the Chisel-Mallet

232 Teeth Extracted from a Teenager |“At the final count, we had a total of 232 small pearlies,
all independently developing as teeth, coming out of that lone molar!” Dhivare-Palwankar told IANS here Tuesday. Besides, there was another hard, rock-like formation inside the affected tooth in Ashik’s mouth which could not be removed by a dentist’s drill. “We had to resort to the age-old, now outdated, ‘chisel-mallet’ procedure to break down that hard formation as it was putting immense pressures on the jaw bone and surrounding healthy teeth,” she explained.

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As the teeth of time drop through the hourglass of life, so shall he be punched hard in the face. Spitting teeth like Chiclets.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 27, 2014 5:44 AM

India….everything about the place is weird and over the top. As for Toothy here, I suspect that his odd condition gives new meaning to the term "bite me".

Posted by: Jack [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 27, 2014 6:57 AM

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