Impacted tooth is that tooth that has not erupted out of the gum. The most common symptoms that individuals with this condition complain is of food getting lodged beneath the gums and a sense of soreness that is often taken to be a sign of a throat infection. Mouth opening may become difficult in severe cases.
HOW IS IMPACTED TOOTH DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same would be done by carefully examining the area and checking for above signs and symptoms. X-rays are done too.
HOW IS IMPACTED TOOTH TREATED?
If the impacted tooth does not cause any problem, then no treatment is required. Pain relievers may be prescribed for pain due to Impacted Tooth. In severe cases where the gums get infected and pain is severe, the tooth may be extracted surgically
DID YOU KNOW?
Treatment of Impacted Tooth is successful only when there are symptoms