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Definition of Dental impaction

Dental impaction: The pressing together of teeth. For example, molar teeth (the large teeth in the back of the jaw) can be impacted, cause pain, and require pain medication, antibiotics, and surgical removal.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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