impacted tooth

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Related to impacted tooth: abscessed tooth, root canal, pericoronitis
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Noun1.impacted tooth - a disorder in which a tooth is so crowded in its socket that it cannot erupt normally
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"

im·pact·ed tooth

n. diente impactado.
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Tapler wanted to try to bring the impacted tooth into the arch without braces and spent years trying various orthodontic techniques to spur movement, including TADs, alveolar microperforation and laser therapy.
3) Although our patient had an impacted tooth within his lesion, he was free of the gastrointestinal symptoms associated with Gardner syndrome.
The reason was that an impacted tooth could cause a pilot a lot of pain if he flew above 5,000 feet.