Can an impacted wisdom tooth be replaced with an implant at the correct angle?
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Replacing a wisdom tooth with a dental implant
Although it is probably possible to replace your wisdom tooth with a dental implant, It's not really something that would be worth the time, effort, and expense.
Wisdom teeth are often removed because they are not functional, are very difficult to keep clean, and frequently cause problems for the tooth right in front of them.
For these reasons I would not recommend considering replacing a wisdom tooth with a dental implant.
I hope you found this information to be helpful,
Wisdom teeth are not replaced
primarily due to the ability to maintain. Even if it could be fixed or straightened, it would be a periodontal nightmare.
More practically speaking, getting access that far back is nearly impossible, so placing an implant isn't possible.
Impacted Wisdom Tooth
The only instance in which I would recommend an implant replacing a wisdom tooth is when the wisdom tooth is in the position of a first or second molar because of orthodontics or because of an unusual pattern of eruption as your jaw developed.
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