Newman's teeth were extracted -- and his teeth were in bad shape. After the extractions, he had a hole from his mouth to his nasal cavity.
Surgery #2! They went in and took healthy tissue, creating a flap to cover the hole.
Poor Newman. When I went to get him he had a "CAUTION" sign on his cage, and he hissed at the assistant. "He doesn't like me," she joked.
He is home now and doing well. So long as he heals well, end of story!