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Recurrent cheeck bite

I have my max 3rd molar half erupted which is causing a cheek bite whenever i eat in the same place . what do i do ?
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Dr. M. R. Pujari
12 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Dentist

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Hi..you need third molar extraction. Regards
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Dr. Govindaraj.S.J
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Best longterm option would be extraction. Third molar or wisdom tooth erupt at a position which is difficult to accommodate at a present jaw setup.
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Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
3 yrs. of exp | Pune | Dentist
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What happens in case of third molar is that, eruption path of this tooth is mostly angulated, so it causes hurting of surrounding soft tissues or even adjacent teeth... so xray is adviced to see the eruption.. depending on that treatment varies as extraction, coronoplasty (i.e. rounding off sharp edges)
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Dr. Mohammad Imran Khan
8 yrs. of exp | Lucknow | Dentist
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Hi best solution is extraction of the tooth..this only wil solve ur problem ..otherwise this wil happen agai n and again
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Dr. Vishal Jain
13 yrs. of exp | Faridabad | Dentist
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Hello dear, Cheek bite is a common problem while eruption of third molar. some time it is solved by just rounding of the sharp cusps of newly erupted wisdom tooth. otherwise if it reoccurs again and again you may have to get it extracted after an Xray. Regards, Dr Vishal Jain Vitaldent India Faridabad. www.faridabaddentist.com
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Dr. Rajesh Kamdar
34 yrs. of exp | Mumbai | Orthodontist
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We need to check for lower counterpart third molar. If it is missing, extract this tooth. If this tooth is erupting towards cheek, and out of alignment, consider Orthodontic treatment.
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