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Offline turnipsock

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Pain in the back teeth or a good thing?
« on: 31/03/2009 00:09:05 »
I'm starting to think that this controversial dental treatment is going to cause more trouble than its worth. The treatment (a hormone injection) can cause a new secondary tooth to grow, but it has to be the rearmost tooth on whichever quadrant. It looks like there might be a problem if you try to grow a new tooth into a gap since it may push out another tooth.

If, for instance, you had lost your second rearmost tooth, could you have the rearmost tooth removed and then have two treatments?

There is going to be an announcement on Wednesday about this, do you think it may be timed to coincide with the G8/20 summit so nobody will notice this news story?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 31/03/2009 03:02:33 »
This is just a pain in the jaw.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 31/03/2009 15:03:01 »
Its like growing a third set of teeth, it will put a lot of dentists out of business.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 31/03/2009 22:20:49 »
An announcement on Wednesday, eh? That wouldn't be Wednesday 1st of April then.
« Last Edit: 31/03/2009 22:22:26 by blakestyger »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 31/03/2009 23:46:58 »
An announcement on Wednesday, eh? That wouldn't be Wednesday 1st of April then.

Doh! I didn't even make it to april the first.

Here is another good april fool
 

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« Reply #5 on: 01/04/2009 20:15:47 »
Another circular argument?
 

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