Web Toolbar by Wibiya

Bridget M.

is modding

 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

15 MINUTES AGO #Peytonators, are you super psyched that @PeytonList is getting a new show?! http://t.co/91zki1yMzC

AN HOUR AGO How good of a friend are you? Take the #quiz to find out: http://t.co/7Gz3DR48Ox

2 HOURS AGO No one showed up to this kid's birthday party so his neighbor did this: http://t.co/8P7Liube4Y

 

sponsored links

Removing your wisdom teeth might not be a smart move

 
In April, 17-year-old Jenny Olenick was having her wisdom teeth removed when she died due to lack of oxygen while under anesthesia. Just last week, another teen was found dead in his bed the day after his third molars were taken out.

 

The procedure is performed on 5 million Americans every year. And while parents and teens have to sign the standard release to go under anesthesia, the safety and importance of the out-patient surgery itself is being called into question.

 

The extraction causes roughly 11,000 complications annually, ranging from permanent nerve damage to brain tissue infections, ABC News reports. And still the surgery is strongly recommended by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons to “prevent future problems.”

 

In reality, these future problems affect only 12 percent of those with impacted wisdom teeth. That’s the same exact chance you could come down with appendicitis. And as far as we know, girls aren’t handing over their appendices when they hit their teen years. Hmm…

 

Have you had your wisdom teeth removed, babes? Will you?
 
 

 

BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 12/16/2011 12:00:00 AM

POSTED IN , , , ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
Feet still hurt after your run yesterday? You may need shoes with a different level of arch support.
 
What is your favorite lazy Saturday activity?



 
 

It's bad to eat really late at night.

X

Get swept up in a magical romance this V-Day

 

 

Fall under the spell of Dearest, the newest book in the Woodcutter Sisters series. CLICK HERE to swan dive into the supernatural!

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links