- May 21, 2019
Went to a dentist for the first time in years last week due to having lifelong dental phobia. I knew that my bottom two wisdom teeth were horizontally impacted and will need to be extracted eventually. Had an x-ray done to see how they were and he said the extraction shouldn’t be too difficult but I’d need to get a CT scan to see exactly how close they are to the nerves. My question is, judging just from this x-ray, how difficult would removing those two be and what are the odds on having nerve damage? I understand you can only tell me so much without a 3D scan but I’d appreciate some comments nonetheless.