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Wisdom teeth are one of the unique sets of molars that erupt late during adolescence after all the teeth have erupted in the mouth.
Wisdom teeth are the most frequently extracted teeth. Common problems related to wisdom teeth include pericoronitis, caries, and even inflammation of the dental pulp.
Coronectomy, once known as the partial odontectomy, is the procedure in which the crown portion of the tooth is removed while keeping the healthy roots in its place. It is the conservative treatment alternative for lower wisdom tooth extraction. Crown of the wisdom tooth act as a source for pericoronitis, tooth decay, food entrapment, etc.
If you go for wisdom teeth extraction, your dentist will let you know various types of anesthesia options available such as sedation anesthesia, local anesthesia, general anesthesia, etc.
When you go with the complaint of a broken wisdom tooth, your dentist will probably ask you to get it removed. An untreated broken wisdom tooth can cause serious side effects such as infection, decay and, gum disease.
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