(MSNBC) — When 17-year-old Jenny Olenick went in to have her wisdom teeth removed, her parents weren’t worried. After all, wisdom tooth extraction is so common these days that it’s almost become a rite of passage for teens.

“She was supposed to be out of there in an hour and a half,” Jenny’s mom, Cathy Garger, told TODAY. “Just something we all do, going to the dentist. She was supposed to resume normal functioning within about four days or so.”

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