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University Of Missouri-Kansas City Dental Student Delivers Baby

November 30, 2019
by ADA News

Aliah Haghighat had just finished prepping her patient’s tooth before a restoration and was about to get the lead doctor to inspect her work, when her patient tells her something shocking.

“Her water broke,” said Ms. Haghighat, a fourth year dental student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. “I’ve never seen that before. The nearest thing was probably watching ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’ Water was everywhere.”

This was Oct. 21, Ms. Haghighat’s first day of a three-week externship rotation at Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center in Kansas City. The patient was her second that day.

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