Wisdom teeth become a problem when they don't rise above the gum line, but remain impacted in the jaw, causing inflammation.
Dr Johnson said this could be due to an impacted fracture, which did not always show up on x-rays, or a second fall.
If the object is not impacted or hygrostatic, warm water irrigation probably should be attempted first.
Stories about pounds of impacted fecal matter lodged in colon walls are myths.
Most of these effects are likely to be sublethal, but the implications for the long-term survival of populations inhabiting impacted areas can be profound.
An impacted mutton bone was removed from the right pyriform fossa by hypopharyngoscopy under general anesthesia.
Our jaws are a little small to accept wisdom teeth that are often impacted and may need pulling.
There are different types of impacted wisdom teeth, depending on the way the tooth has grown through.
People who have impacted wisdom teeth that are not causing problems do not need to have them removed.
The impacted , partially air-filled material was seen in the distal esophagus.