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Boy Complain Of Jaw Pain, Then Dentist Look Inside His Mouth And See 526 Teeth.

Gymost children have 20 teeth at three years old, compared to 32 for adults. What if you have more than that? When a child in India discovers that he is the only one in his family that needs to go to the dentist, it is an unpleasant experience for him. 

Since he was three years old, an Indian child has been experiencing severe jaw pain and swelling. Despite his age, he refused to cooperate with the dentist on the second day of his hospitalization.

His parents transported him to Chennai, India, in his seventh year of life to find out why he was in so much suffering. They assumed their son had cancer in his mouth because the initial X-ray revealed a tumor in his lower jaw. 

The worst was expected, but the surgeon wanted to investigate more, so a scan and other medical procedures were carried out. Dr. Prathiba Ramani, the head of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, was curious in what was going on inside the tumor. The doctor was in charge of determining what they were, but she couldn't tell if they were firm or soft.

The doctor chose to operate in order to see what was inside the tumor sac. She discovered something unexpected during the operation, and the rest of the team was taken aback by it. Dr. Ramani and her team removed the 200g sac from the boy's mouth. As a result, they discovered an additional layer beneath the sac. 

They are absolutely taken aback when they discover another 526 teeth that are out of place. It took the team 5 hours to empty the sac, which contained 526 teeth varying in size from 0.1 millimeters to 15 millimeters, after they had extracted the 526 abnormal teeth (the .004-inch-to-0.6-inch range).

The roots, crown, and enamel coat of a single tooth indicated that it was a permanent installation. According to Dr. Senthilnathan, reconstruction surgery was not required, according to Dr. Ramani's doctor. The sac was removed. A balloon is made up of tiny parts kept together by a rubber band. 

The 526 teeth are displayed in a photo. 

Ravindran was ailing from a condition known as "Compound composite odontoma," according to specialists. Doctors believe that either hereditary or environmental factors are to blame.

I can only image what it must have been like for him to be subjected to such agony for so long. He had to put up with the discomfort for the past four years. Despite the fact that the boy's parents had noticed the bulge, doctors believed he had this condition before they did. 

If a person experiences soreness in their mouth, they should seek medical help. Ravindran was let to go home after three days, and his doctors warned him that if his treatment had been prolonged, his condition could have worsened dramatically. 

The truth is that most people despise going to the dentist, yet getting your teeth cleaned and whitened on a regular basis can help. Remember to thank your dentist for their time and efforts.

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