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  • Who: Tim Louw

  • What: Oldest person to grow a wisdom tooth

  • Where: South Africa

An X-ray photo revealed that Timotheus Louw (South Africa, b. 27 June 1922) was growing a wisdom tooth in his top left gum at the age of 80 years 216 days on 29 January 2003. The new tooth was originally thought to have been a splinter.

 

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