A dentist in India has removed 526 teeth from a seven-year-old boy. The boy complained that he had . His mother took him to a dentist, who found of tiny teeth in a sac (a small, space) inside the boy's jaw. The sac was at the back of the jaw. Professor Pratibha Ramani, the of the dental department, spoke to about the boy's surgery. She told reporters: "The teeth were of sizes that ranged from...0.1mm to...3mm. They all had a crown, enamel and a small ." She said the boy suffered from a very dental problem.
The operation took over five hours. Professor Ramani spoke about surgeons removed the teeth. She said: "We had to drill down into the of the lower jaw, make a and remove the sac. As the sac was going deeper into the , the size of the teeth was becoming very small." Ms Ramani said: "We had to take a of counseling with the boy for to undergo surgery. We have a very good counseling who have expertise in dealing with kids." The boy now has 21 teeth. He is doing and is not having more toothaches.