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Impacted Wisdom Tooth

I have a wisdom tooth that is completely under the gum.  It feels like it has either broken or maybe turned sideways.  It has been bleeding a tiny bit but not a lot, can this lead to an infection......serious illness?
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The tooth broke, part of it poked a hole in my gum today, ty for the advice.
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Hi,
If your wisdom tooth has turned sideways it will push against the molar in front of it.  This will start to crowd the teeth toward the center until it pushes your teeth crooked.  If there is already bleeding, then there is also a way for bacteria to get in.

Please make an appt for an evaluation of your tooth.  You really don't want any of the problems an impacted tooth can bring if it tries to erupt.

Best to you,
Gellia
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