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Auckland DHB - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Regional Service

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Impacted Tooth Extraction

An incision (cut) is made in your gum and access to the impacted tooth cleared by pushing aside gum tissue and, if necessary, removing some bone. The tooth is removed whole or in pieces and the gum stitched together over the defect.

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