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    8 of the weirdest dental emergencies ever

    Dental emergencies are never any fun — but sometimes, they are really, really bizarre.

     


    Scared dental patient

    2: Drilled too deep

    Not too long ago, an elderly Swedish woman was badly injured when a dental drill came loose and took a dive in her mouth. The dental team immediately sat the woman up and tried to get her to cough up the drill bit. Unfortunately, the inch-long piece had already made its way down her throat and lodged in the right lung. This is one dental emergency that quickly turned into an ER crisis. Luckily, doctors were able to remove the piece after surgery.

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