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Indian boy with 260 teeth had successful surgery to remove 232

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Teeth of Indian teenager Ashik Gavai

In a ground breaking surgery, doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from a young boy's mouth.

According to time.com website, "A boy in India endured a six-hour operation Monday to remove 232 teeth that grew as a result of a rare medical condition. Now, Ashik Gavai, 17, has 28 teeth left—four fewer than most adult mouths.

The 17-year-old Gavai had been suffering from composite odontoma, a condition in which a benign tumor forms in the mouth, causing additional teeth to grow as

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