Any suggestions for teeth, broken root left in the gum?

the dentist taking out a lower bottom wisdom tooth.the root broke try he did but was unable to remove the broken root part.what should happen next ???

Doctor Answers 1

Broken root

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It all depends on the fragment left--if it is relatively small, sometimes it will heal into the bone without issue. Most surgeons however want to get the tooth fragments completely removed. I would suggest seeing an oral surgeon to assess and discuss your options. Good luck

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