Teeth

Wisdom Teeth

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Different Types of Impactions

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An impaction is when a tooth is unable to erupt into the mouth because the tooth is blocked by another tooth or by bone or gum tissue.

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Bony Impaction — part or all of the tooth is covered by bone

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Tissue Impaction — biting surface of the tooth is covered by soft tissue (gums)

Extraction of Impacted Tooth

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Impacted third molar

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After the molar is extracted, the site is sutured closed.

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Over time, new bone will grow in and fill the site.

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Mar 18, 2019 | Posted by in Dental Hygiene | Comments Off on Teeth
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