What is a full bony impacted tooth?

An impacted tooth is a tooth that has not been able to erupt due to being blocked by another tooth or any obstruction that prevents it from coming in. Often impacted teeth are the third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth. When these teeth are impacted, the usual diagnosis will be wisdom teeth removal. […]

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On May 7th, 2013, posted in: wisdom teeth removal by

What is a soft tissue impacted tooth?

When a tooth has emerged from the jaw, but has not yet erupted through the gum tissue, this is a soft tissue impacted tooth. Frequently this situation occurs with third molars, more commonly known as wisdom teeth. When these teeth can’t erupt naturally, the patient may be advised their best option is for wisdom teeth […]

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On March 7th, 2013, posted in: wisdom teeth removal by

What does recovery involve with wisdom teeth extraction?

If you asked five individuals this question, you would undoubtedly get five different answers. Simply put, everyone is different and wisdom teeth removal can be easy for some but more challenging for others. The reasons for this are varied: Wisdom teeth that have erupted are generally less problematic than removing impacted wisdom teeth. Oral surgeons […]

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