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What are the bad effects of decayed wisdom teeth?

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Dr. Raju A.T

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Posted on Fri, 10 Jan 2014 in Dental Health
Question: I have been suggested to remove the wisdom teeth due to decay and improper position. Kindly advise the ill-effects.
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 9 hours later
Brief Answer: Its rather good Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. If the Third molar/ Wisdom tooth is decayed or impacted then getting it removed is a better option rather than treating it with any techniques. There would be no complications of getting it removed. The procedure of removal could be cumbersome if the position of the tooth is abnormal. Regards,
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