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Impacted Teeth Part 1

What is Impacted Tooth? 

An impacted tooth is any tooth that is prevented from reaching its normal position in the mouth by tissue, bone, or another tooth.

Why do impactions occur?

Theories & mechanisms of tooth impaction

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Tips for Extraction of Baby Teeth

The permanent tooth is displaced because the milk teeth is not extracted in time

All people at some point in their lives will need to have their baby teeth extracted. The primary reason for extracting these teeth is to make room for permanent teeth. Other reasons for extraction are to prevent the crowding of teeth in the mouth, circumvent tooth decay or prevent injury to the inside of the jaw. No matter which of these scenarios describes your circumstances, there are a number of ways to safely extract baby teeth. Continue reading