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Why wisdom tooth need surgical procedure for removing tooth and other decay tooth don't need that procedure.

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Wisdom tooth won't erupt fully due to less availability of space in the oral cavity, it will be covered by bone. The bone has to be removed first to extract the wisdom tooth. If it is not removed it will cause lesion inside the bone which will not be visible without X ray. Other tooth which erupt normally and get decayed should be removed without cutting bone that's why there is no need of surgery for the same.
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Wisdom tooth in 80 percent of cases do not errupt normally in the oral cavity. This is due to shortage of space for that tooth. So, in that case bone cutting is required to get its extraction done. Hereby surgical extraction.
as the tooth comes in various angulations and it is quiet stuck to bone ... we do surgical removal. and it is th/e most posterior tooth.. requires surgical access only
If there is any decayed tooth we can do fillings or we can help the tooth by Root canal treatment. But wisdom tooth is a non functioning tooth, its nature is to harm the teeth close to it. So if the condition is extreme surgical procedure is done. Thank you!
Wisdom teeth are extra teeth that donot help in chewing, there is usually not enough space in the mouth to accomodate them, so they need removal.
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