Oral Health

Question
Posted by: A | 2009/08/19

Q.

Wisdom tooth extraction

Can a wisdom tooth be extracted at surgery and under what circumstances?
I am under the impression that wisdoms are extracted at theatre?
Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

wisdom teeth are commonly extracted in the dental chair if circumstances permit (favourable position, easy access, uncomplicated root structure)
your dentist will make the decision based on the x-ray taken

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