An Australian rugby player visited his doctor last week, but his ailment was a job for a dentist—someone else's dentist. Nearly 4 months after colliding with an opponent during a game, Ben Czislowski learned that he had a tooth lodged under the skin of his forehead. He says he's thankful his head only looked “uglier than it does normally.”
Relieved to be free of the headaches and eye infection that had plagued him since the dental disaster, Czislowski says he'll keep the tooth on his nightstand unless its original owner wants it back. He’s not the first player to let an opponent get under his skin, either: In 2004, another Australian had an opponent’s tooth removed from his head.