Impacted Tooth Exposure Reviews

When a tooth is unable to fully emerge into its position in the dental arch, it becomes stuck under the gums, and we refer to it as “impacted.” The most common impacted teeth are the canines, located at the front of the mouth, and wisdom teeth, the third set of molars in the back of the mouth. While wisdom teeth are most commonly removed, your canines are vital for tearing food and for the alignment of your bite and your other teeth. To treat impacted canines, your orthodontist will work hand in hand with one of our oral surgeons to perform an exposure and bonding procedure.

An exposure and bonding procedure is most common in younger patients and involves revealing the tooth from beneath the gum and gently pulling it down with a bracket and chain. Oral surgeons are highly qualified to perform the procedure, and our doctors have extensive training and experience treating impacted teeth. To hear from past impacted tooth exposure patients about how good our doctors are, and how easily they were able to alleviate patients’ fears and produce optimal results, feel free to watch the video testimonials below.

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At Oral Surgery Specialists of Atlanta, our top priority is providing the highest level of service possible to each patient who enters our practice. We offer a wide variety of procedures that includes wisdom tooth removal, general tooth extractions, bone grafting procedures, dental implant placement, treatment of oral pathology, and the management of TMJ disorders. Our team strives to serve your needs with compassion and does everything in our power to ensure that every patient is fully informed and comfortable throughout the entirety of their care.

 This website provides dental information and is intended only to assist users in their personal search for an oral surgeon. You are urged to seek the advice of an experienced dentist or a professional before undergoing any dental procedure. The site is not intended for use by individuals with any type of health condition. Such individuals are specifically warned to seek professional medical advice prior to receiving any extensive dental work.