Erupted wisdom tooth needs extraction because there is no space for it to grow into the dental arch

Before and after photos on wisdom teeth soft tissue impactions can cause gum pain performed in our Extraction Oral Surgery office.

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This erupted wisdom tooth should be extracted because there is not room for it to properly grow into the dental arch. Over time the surrounding gums may become infected. In this case the eruption angle has caused significant tooth decay in the adjacent second molar that required root canal and a crown.