A tooth that is blocked or stuck in the gum without properly growing of forming a dental arch is known as an impacted tooth. Wisdom teeth which usually appear between the ages of 17 and 21 years are usually impacted teeth. In addition to pain and swelling a person with an impacted tooth could have bad breath.
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?
The treatment for the Impacted Tooth is done by dentistry procedures and includes the surgical removal of the teeth that is under the gum. Also, it is also advised to check for gum infections and treat it via ointments and gels.
DID YOU KNOW?
Treatment of Impacted Tooth is successful only when there are symptoms