Don’t Wait to Treat an Impacted Tooth! Get Help Today
When a tooth fails to erupt through your gums and bone, it is called an impacted tooth. To correct a canine tooth impaction, our highly experienced Detroit dentists at Lakeshore Dental Specialists will develop a customized treatment plan to move your tooth into the correct position, without disrupting nearby teeth.
With your tooth in the proper position, you can rest assured knowing you won’t have long-term complications from a tooth impaction in the future. That peace of mind is priceless. We strive to provide you with the best impacted tooth treatment Detroit has to offer, so call Lakeshore Dental Specialists today to learn more about how we can help you.
An impacted tooth is either entirely hidden below the gum line, or it may be partially exposed.
The tooth itself can be upright, turned at an angle, or may even be completely sideways.
Regardless of what it looks like on an X-ray, the message is still the same: A tooth that fails to erupt can set you up for serious dental problems in the future if it is left untreated.
Our Detroit impacted tooth treatment is a straightforward technique that allows your Lakeshore Dental Specialists to move your impacted tooth to the correct position.
If you have been told you have an impacted canine tooth, the dentists at Lakeshore Dental Specialists can help reposition your tooth into the correct position.
Canine tooth impaction is simple to treat when you have our qualified dentists working with you. If you have an impacted wisdom tooth, it may be in your best interest to have your wisdom teeth removed instead.
To learn more about your options, our dentists invite you to come in for a consultation. Using the latest 3D X-ray technology, they can reveal a hidden tooth and tell you about how to treat it. From there, they will create a treatment plan made just for you.
If you have an impacted tooth, it is important to treat it promptly. Otherwise, it can damage neighboring teeth. For example, it may prevent nearby teeth from erupting normally. As you can imagine, this can lead to an emergency situation that comes up when you least expect it. Cyst formation and infection are some of the consequences of leaving a hidden tooth in place.
A partially erupted tooth poses an even greater risk if left untreated. It is possible for food and bacteria to become lodged in the gum flap that surrounds your partially hidden tooth. The sooner you identify and treat the problem, the better. The best thing you can do is to schedule a visit with our qualified Detroit dentists for a consultation.
At Lakeshore Dental Specialists, we offer state-of-the-art imaging to precisely locate your impacted tooth. Our advanced diagnostic tools make it possible to view your tooth from various angles. Next, our dentists can design a treatment plan that minimizes discomfort and speeds your recovery time.
At Lakeshore Dental Specialists, our dentists help patients like you to correct impacted teeth every day.
You can rest assured knowing that our team has the technology and expertise to expose your hidden tooth in the most comfortable and safe manner possible. Contact Lakeshore Dental Specialists today to learn more.
After our dentists perform an X-ray of your mouth, they will know exactly where your tooth is hiding.
Our doctors can then carefully manipulate it into the correct position. The procedure consists of exposing your hidden tooth and then securing an orthodontic bracket or chain to it. Next, gentle force is applied to slowly move your tooth into the proper position. You will be numbed before your treatment so that there is no discomfort. Dissolving sutures eliminate the need for stitch removal.
Our dental team will review all aftercare instructions with you before you go home from surgery. There will be a small amount of discomfort following your treatment.
Our surgeon may provide painkillers or they may suggest over-the-counter pain relief medications. They may also prescribe antibiotics to prevent infection. Your treated tooth will be tender for several days, but it should not prevent you from getting back to life as normal the next day. After you make a full recovery, you can feel confident knowing your impacted tooth is fixed for good and will never come back.
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