Photos of wisdom teeth removal or extraction created in our Extraction Oral Surgery office.
Extraction of an impacted mandibular (lower jaw) wisdom tooth. A sulcular incision is shown extending into the retromolar pad to initially expose the tooth. Overlying bone is then removed using a dental drill before sectioning and elevating the tooth out of the socket.
Wisdom tooth extraction and a big tooth cavity in the adjacent molar tooth. This x-ray and picture series shows an extraction of a horizontally-impacted lower wisdom tooth and an adjacent second molar tooth that has severe dental caries. The patient had a lot of tooth and gum pain. 1) Pre-op xray. 2) Tooth #31 had a temporary dental filling in it. Pictures 3) – 4) After removal of the tooth crown of #32 showing the residual empty tooth socket. 5) – 6) Minimal periodontal flap reflected to show exposure of the roots of #32 with sectioning – cutting. 7) Removal of first root. 8) Second root brought forward in the tooth socket and ready for removal.