A 45-year-old member asked:
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what should i do for a partially impacted wisdom tooth?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Surgical Consult: Speak with a local oral surgeon who can examine you and your partially impacted tooth. Once the tooth is examined, a decision can be made as to what to do with it.
Answered on Jun 28, 2015
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: See a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon who can examine/xray/make recommendations.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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Hard to say...: The situation needs to be physically seen and evaluated by a local dentist. Please call for an appointment.
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