Longest human tooth extracted
  • This record is for the longest of a tooth medically removed from an individual.
  • This record is to be attempted by an individual - only the patient will be acknowledged as the record holder and not the medical professional performing the procedure.
  • This record is measured in centimetres to the nearest 0.001 cm, equivalent imperial measurement must also be given in inches.
  • For the purposes of this record, a tooth is a hard calcified structure found in the jaws (or mouth) of many vertebrates and used to break down food. The roots of teeth are covered by gums and are not made of bone, but rather of multiple tissues of varying density and hardness.