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What to do if I have over erupted tooth in my upper jaw, is it possible to save it?

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Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience in Dentistry
Maybe: Without being able to see and examine your tooth, it is impossible to answer this question definitively. Most hypererupted teeth can be saved as long as adequate bone remains to anchor them in. The only way to know is see your dentist.
Answered on Feb 26, 2018
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Dr. Stan Shih
Dr. Stan Shih commented
17 years experience in Dentistry
In some circumstances a hyper erupted tooth must be sacrificed to make room for properly positioned implants or dentures
Jun 24, 2013

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