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You need to treat the infected tooth with a dose of antibiotics first then you can remove it!!!

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Q: Can you remove a wisdom tooth if it is still infected?
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How do you treat infected wisdom tooth?

Get it pulled out.

When would a wisdom tooth extraction require an oral surgeon?

Wisdom tooth extraction requires an oral surgeon when the wisdom tooth is compacted, or when the area around the tooth is infected.

Why does an infected tooth have to be removed?

It depends how infected it is. If it is to infected & you don't remove it, it will start to rot.

Should you use ice or heat to ease the pain of an infected wisdom tooth area?


What do dentists use to take out your teeth?

it depends on the type of the surgery. if it is a wisdom teeth removal then they will To remove the wisdom tooth, your dentist will open up the gum tissue over the tooth and take out any bone that is covering the tooth. He or she will separate the tissue connecting the tooth to the bone and then remove the tooth. Sometimes the dentist will cut the tooth into smaller pieces to make it easier to remove.

How do they remove a wisdom tooth?

They give you silly gas or knock out gas and then they pull it

Do they break your jaw to remove your wisdom teeth?

normally it does not. but when the tooth is attached to the bone ; has to cut it out and remove from bone.

A painful hole has developed in your gums where you had a wisdom tooth extracted over a year ago what is going on?

it is probably infected

Is it easier to remove wisdom tooth that is above the gum?

Of course it is easier to extract a visible tooth, however, any qualified oral surgeon could remove any tooth with confidence.

Should you take out your wisdom tooth?

If you have problems like irritation or pain or it obstructs movement then you should.The wisdom tooth create problems for many but only remove it if you face problem.

8 months pregnant on Tylenol codeine for an impacted and infected wisdom tooth and still have severe pain what can I do?

Try heat and/or ice packs. Why hasn't your dentist pulled this tooth for you??? Should be easy I would think; talk to your Dr and dentist.

Can impacted wisdom teeth become infected?

yes, because bacteria can get down into the impacted tooth and cause it to become infected. I would suggest going to the dentist to get it checked out.

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