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A 33-year-old male asked:

Impacted wisdom teeth, causing bad breath, smelly floss & swelling gums sometimes. what should i do?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 43 years experience
Extraction: What more do you need to tell you that these babies need to be extracted. Will only get worse, so you take control and schedule the evaluation with the Oral Surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. Good Luck.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Infection: Immediate treatment required. Call Oral Surgeon, a wisdom tooth specialist, for proper Rx.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Wisdom teeth: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned, causing bad breath, welling gums and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures. See your dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation and x-rays.
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Last updated Aug 13, 2015

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