Symptoms And Treatment Of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Third molars that don’t fully erupt through the gum line are called impacted or partially erupted wisdom teeth. These are symptoms:

  • Pain or swelling that don’t go away.
  • Jaw pain and / or stiffness.
  • Bleeding gums.

Treatment involves having the wisdom tooth extracted so it doesn’t cause infection or teeth shifting further down the line. Extractions are done by a dentist in a single visit, and the majority of people recover from the procedure within a few days. 

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