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Danielle’s Wisdom Teeth

Danielle had her wisdom teeth removed this morning and is currently in the living room napping. While all four wisdom teeth were impacted, three were removed intact, which impresses me. In particular I find the one on the right with the twisty root to be neat.

Click here or on the image above to see all the detail, including the yet-to-dry-out pieces of her gingiva.


  1. PIku
    PIku October 10, 2009

    When they pulled my wisdom tooth out (under local anaesthetic) it fell apart and there was nothing worth keeping. I distinctly remember the dentist shoving a small sharp thing into the gum, pressing REALLY hard with it and going “ah..hmm…that was unexpected…oh” as bits of it went flying across the room :-)

  2. c0nsumer
    c0nsumer October 18, 2009

    Piku: I can’t imagine having them removed under simple local anesthesia. The trauma involved would be rather… bothersome, if I must say so. I’d rather be put under (as I was) and not remember the removal and have to deal with the recovery later.

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