Removing Old Shrapnel From Your Gums: Why Gum Surgery Is Highly Recommended

After you have served your country and have had shrapnel removed from your jaw, mouth and face, there may still be some bits lurking about. This is a common occurrence because medical triage in a war zone is not always the best. Visiting a dentist for the first time after your wounds have healed is a good idea because the panoramic x-rays he or she takes will reveal war debris that is still present.