A 34-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me about impacted wisdom teeth surgically removed?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Quonanswered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 44 years experience
Depends: The surgical procedures required for removal of wisdom teeth will depend upon the position and development of the tooth, which jaw the tooth is in, and the techique and equipment used by your dentist or surgeon. Erupted wisdom teeth may not require any cutting unless the tooth breaks. Impacted teeth may require cutting of the gums, and/or creating a window in the bone and sectioning the tooth.
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Dr. Louis Galliaanswered
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
Complex topic: Comples topic. Should be done by oral surgeon. During your consultation you will be shown a video. Complete discussion about anesthesia, surgery, risks, recovery, costs.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me, are my wisdom teeth commin in, how can I tell?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Chapmananswered
Dentistry - Orthodontics 37 years experience
See your dentist: Wisdom teeth will usually be somewhat sore as they come in. Dentists generally take x-rays to verify wisdom tooth presence and likelihood of them erupting normally. It seems most wisdom teeth require removal, most of us don't have sufficient room for them.
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Last updated Apr 13, 2018
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