A 30-year-old male asked:
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when is the wisdom tooth extraction needed? my upper wisdom tooth is rubbing against the gum on the lower jaw causing severe discomfort.

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Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
A good solution: Pending reviews of history and symptoms, extraction of a malposed third molar should solve this problem.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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Dr. Juan Ramirez
12 years experience Dentistry
The ideal treatment is extraction, your discomfort is going to go away and will prevent you for further complications.
Feb 17, 2013

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