The most commonly impacted tooth is the third molar but sometimes we do experience impacted canines and premolars. These impactions usually go unnoticed because they cause no discomfort to the patient and are usually discovered either in routine dental checkups or while orthodontic treatment.
The procedure followed is:
Depending upon their placement in the bone(palate), root formation and space available in the jaw, they may be pulled into the occlusion using orthodontic wires or may be extracted
After taking your X-rays, the doctor will review your case and if she or he feels that the impacted canine/ premolar can be brought into the oral cavity, he may perform a minor surgery with the following procedure: the following procedure:
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