Embedded Teeth

Embedded Teeth

What is Embedded Teeth?

Teeth that cannot take their place in the mouth due to various reasons when it is time to drive is called "embedded teeth".  The third molars (also known as wisdom teeth or mental teeth) are the most common embedded teeth.  If there is no place in the mouth for the third molars to drive, and if the person is 25 years old, it is considered to be "embedded". 

Sometimes these teeth partially last but never reach full height. If your third molars have not yet taken place, you can visit your dentist to learn about the situation, and you can relieve the tooth of the tooth before some problems, such as pain, swelling, infection, caries and gum disease, can be caused by embedded teeth. 


Why don't third molars run smoothly?

Although the jaw bones are getting smaller and smaller, the number of molars is not fully realized.As a result, in today's human mouth, there is usually no room for the third molars that last last in the mouth. As known, the third molars can last between 15 and 25 years of age. 

What  kind of problems can the third buried be?

Cysts and tumors may occur around the third molars. On the other side, the third molars are also a serious source of infection. These types of teeth may cause gingival problems and abscess in addition to pain. However, every third may not cause these problems.

Can't I just use antibiotics?

Antibiotics can only provide relief for a short time. Since our community is unconscious and has a wide variety of antibiotics, antibiotics may not always affect microorganisms that cause complaints. Moreover, even if they are effective, they cannot eliminate the real problem. In other words, the tooth that still leads to the problem is still in the mouth.

When is extraction required?

It is wrong to wait for the third molars to create problems. Please be advised that, in the case of your dentist's suggestion, the extraction of third molars in the early period will prevent many problems that may arise in the future. For example, the third embedded ones may damage the second molars. Improvements are very fast at the age of 16 years. It is possible to take the third big few after the second big few. This happens around the age of 11-12. Your dentist will determine whether there will be enough room to continue with the third molars and the dental hygienists in this period.

What should I do if I do not complain?

People who have a complaint of pain, swelling and infection should take out the third molar as soon as possible. However, if there is no complaint, it would be beneficial to take these teeth to prevent future problems or to eliminate the risk of potential complications. In addition, with the early adoption of the buried third molars who did not cause any complaint. Some risks, such as jaw pain, that cannot be detected, tissue mismatches of removable dentures, gum diseases and tumor development will be eliminated. 

How are embedded teeth extracted?

After opening the gum tissue on the embedded tooth, the connective tissues on the bone and tooth are removed. Then the tooth is pulled and the gingival sutured. After this operation, the patient may need to take some medications (antibiotics, painkillers etc.) to be recommended by the dentist. Stitches are usually taken after Day 5.



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