Arch bars are painful.

Arch Bars


They’re often used in maxillofacial surgery to fix busted up mandibles (of which we see an awful lot of)
They are not comfortable with sharp metally bits sticking into gums.

A patient of ours was recently rediscovered from the wild, as it were, with arch bars half on. 8 years after having them placed and subsequently lost to follow up.
8 years. More interesting is that he had come into hospital on several occasions and no-one had noticed them
Crazy

More unrelated photos

Libibing Village, Lesotho


Sunrise over Kibo Crater, Killimanjaro

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