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Kashmir doctor claims to have pulled out world’s longest tooth

Last Updated on October 3, 2022 at 4:19 pm

It is being claimed that world’s longest tooth has been extracted at sub-district hospital Beerwah in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Doctors claim that this is the world’s longest tooth extracted.

Block medical officer Beerwah, Dr Javaid Ahmad informed that the tooth was extracted on Saturday from a man at SDH Beerwah and was found over 37.5 mm long, news agency KNO reported.

Dr Javaid said that the one of the local patient complained about the tooth ache for the last 10-15 days and once the X-Ray was done, doctors told him that the canine needs to be extracted.

He further added that it took almost 1 hour 30 minutes to extract the tooth and in the Guinness Book of World records the longest tooth extracted so far is 37.2 mm and the tooth they extracted is over 37.5 mm so it might be the longest tooth extracted so far.