Tooth - unemerged; Unemerged tooth; Dental impaction; Unerupted tooth
No treatment may be needed if the impacted tooth is not causing any problems.
Over-the-counter pain relievers may help if the impacted tooth causes discomfort. Warm salt water (one-half teaspoon of salt in one cup of water) or over-the-counter mouthwashes may be soothing to the gums.
Removal of the tooth (extraction) is the usual treatment for an impacted tooth. This is usually done in the dentist's...Read more
My name is Doug Haberstroh; my wife Keri was diagnosed with breast cancer just nine months after we were married. I am here to tell Keri's... Read more »
Q. What might prevent a successful result with breast reconstruction? A. Well… lots of things, actually. To begin with, you may not even be a... Read more »