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Failed Wisdom Tooth Extraction

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Posted by: George  (4 years ago)
15 years ago..Impacted WT Extraction

Bottom right Oral Surgeon breaks in half removes front half

Back half recedes into jaw

Has been there ever since

4 years ago giant swelling face puss filled drained..Happened twice again.

Now fistula to skin lower jaw..drains daily

CT Scan - Panorama X rays confirm

Ever heard of such a thing ??
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Dentist
15 years ago..Impacted WT Extraction

Bottom right Oral Surgeon breaks in half removes front half

Back half recedes into jaw

Has been there ever since

4 years ago giant swelling face puss filled drained..Happened twice again.

Now fistula to skin lower jaw..drains daily

CT Scan - Panorama X rays confirm

Ever heard of such a thing ??


Not common, but happens. I even saw a virgin impacted wisdom tooth that had never erupted abscess!

The good news is much bone has probably been destroyed around the root, and it should be easier to get out. Good luck with your surgery!
Posted 4 years ago
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