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Please advise what is the process for a wisdom tooth extraction?

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Dr. Donald Cohen
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Surgery

In order to remove a wisdom tooth surgery will most likely be necessary as the teeth may be impacted (buried) or have multiple roots.
The process is to lift up the gum around the tooth, removing bone that is covering the tooth, ; cutting the tooth into pieces to remove it. This is true of most lower wisdom teeth while most upper ones are removed in one piece. Usually with local or IV anesthesia.

In brief: Surgery

In order to remove a wisdom tooth surgery will most likely be necessary as the teeth may be impacted (buried) or have multiple roots.
The process is to lift up the gum around the tooth, removing bone that is covering the tooth, ; cutting the tooth into pieces to remove it. This is true of most lower wisdom teeth while most upper ones are removed in one piece. Usually with local or IV anesthesia.
Dr. Donald Cohen
Dr. Donald Cohen
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Oral surgeon

Too complex to describe in this space.
For best results, see oral surgeon (wisdom tooth expert) for exam/recommendations.

In brief: Oral surgeon

Too complex to describe in this space.
For best results, see oral surgeon (wisdom tooth expert) for exam/recommendations.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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