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When is a Wisdom Tooth Removal Necessary?

Written by
Dr. Senthil Kumar
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Published on Jun 22, 2015 and last reviewed on Sep 07, 2019   -  2 min read

Abstract

Abstract

Some conditions require you to get your wisdom tooth extracted. This article discusses all the possible causes that make wisdom tooth extraction necessary.

When is a Wisdom Tooth Removal Necessary?
Contents

What is Wisdom Tooth?

Wisdom teeth are the third/last molar teeth that erupts in oral cavity at or after the age of 18 years.There will be 4 wisdom teeth generally one each on all 4 dental corners.

1.Impaction:

2.Decay/Cavity:

3.Gum problem/Swelling:

Management

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