The third molars (wisdom teeth) may some often not have enough space to erupt and end up being retained in
the jaw. It may be required to remove them when causing symptoms
such as pain and swelling of the gum or when they are associated with cysts.
It is a surgical procedure that helps to close the gap between the front central teeth (median diastema) which cause is the lower insertion of the labial frenum. The removal and new insertion of the frenum are done easily with this surgery.
A cyst is defined as a pathological cavity having fluid contents. Cysts in the jaws are more common than in any other bone and its treatment is the total removal (enucleation) of the cystic lesion.