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Decayed upper wisdom teeth extraction



Junior member
Aug 20, 2019
Largo Florida
About 3 weeks ago I went to a local dental health clinic and was referred to an oral surgeon to get both of my upper wisdom teeth removed since they're decayed below the gum line and I guess they don't do those type of extractions. So my question is what is the method/procedure of getting them removed when they're decayed below the gum? Just wondering because it seems to me they wouldn't be able to grab onto the teeth and pull them out normally. I'm unable to go get an exam from them right now since i don't have insurance or the money yet so I figured I would ask here.

As for my dental history I haven't been to one since I was 15 going on 30 in january and never had any sort of dental work done not even a filling and I definitely get anxiety thinking about anything dentist related since I have no experience getting work done. Mostly afraid of not knowing if I'll be fully numb during a procedure and pain afterwards.