Hi I had all my upper teeth taken out in 2000 & replaced with a denture plate I have an extra tooth in the roof of my mouth it is horizontal & can only be seen by an xray it causes me no problems & I had an xray just recently it is in good condition I am 62 years old if I don’t have it removed what might happen.

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 23 - December - 2009, at 20:30 PM

  •  If the tooth is not creating any problem, then you need not be worried but as you are wearing the denture plate and with time, as the resorption of the bone takes place, then this impacted tooth may start getting irritated and may create problem like pain and can get infected. If it happens then you may have to get it pulled out. For more info on dental topics, you can browse our site http://www.identalhub.com/index.aspx

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