What is an impacted wisdom tooth?

What is an impacted wisdom tooth?

Impacted wisdom teeth are a very common affliction among the population, which often goes unnoticed because in many cases it does not present pain or cause any problems in principle, however, it can have serious consequences.

Impacted wisdom teeth is a situation that occurs when the tooth is partially or totally unerupted and at the same time placed against an obstacle (another tooth, bone, soft tissue or a tumor) that makes its normal eruption impossible.

It is important to have control visits from the age of 15 and on, in order to monitor the position of the wisdom teeth, and to evaluate a possible extraction when an impaction situation is detected.

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