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How are wisdom teeth removed?


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In many cases, it is a good idea that trapped wisdom teeth be extracted. Depending on the location of the tooth, taking out the tooth can be done in your dentist’s office or in an oral surgeon’s office. Angular, bony impaction of third molarSoft tissue impaction of third molar.An incision is made and overlying soft tissue and bone are removed, exposing the crown of the impacted tooth.The tooth is extracted whole or surgically cut into large pieces, which can be removed separately if the entire tooth cannot be removed at once. The site is closed with stitches.