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Comprehensive Information, Resources, and Support on Impacted Tooth (Tooth Impaction)

Wisdom teeth are the third molars located at the back of your mouth in upper and lower gums. They generally erupt between 17 and 21 years of age. If a wisdom tooth gets stuck under your gum while erupting out of your gums or doesn’t have enough room to break through the gum, it’s called impacted wisdom tooth.

Impacted wisdom teeth are also called impacted third molars because they are present as third molar sets at the most posterior portion of your mouth. The treatment mostly involves removal of the tooth. The bone near the tooth may also be removed in some cases and tooth pieces are extracted out.