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can growing wisdom teeth cause headaches

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
It may: Pressure of the teeth trying to erupt may be the cause of your headaches.
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
It's possible but...: Not directly and not usually, but there might be an association. If you get frequent headaches, don't assume it is related to your wisdom teeth. See ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Grellner
47 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It's not uncommon...: ... For someone experiencing pain in their mouth, such as with wisdom teeth, to either clench their teeth together (to unconsciously relieve the pain) ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Since : Since the wisdom teeth are impacted, either upright or askew (can't tell without an exam), if they are erupting, they can be putting pressure on the g ... Read More
Dr. Neil McLeod
48 years experience Prosthodontics
As : As my colleague doctor davantzis, has answered wisdom teeth can and do cause headaches, and his experience as related is not uncommon. The growing pa ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Wisdom teeth can be the cause of a number of symptoms including headaches, pain and ringing in the ears. And occasional visual problems. Your dentist ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: Often is. See your oral surgeon.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
At times: Usually pain from a wisdom tooth is caused by infection around the tooth. Pain is often referred to the areas of the face and head and can mean sprea ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: It is possible, but not a likely cause.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Birnbaum
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Dizziness and headaches may be associated with wisdom teeth, however many other conditions can also cause dizziness and headaches. See your doctor. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Very possibly: Best to get some xrays to eliminate other possibilites like a bady decayed tooth which can also be the source.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible causes: Nausea may be related to swallowing some blood as well as taking pain medication on an empty stomach. Some patients may be extremely sensitive to any ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
12 years experience Dentistry
You bet!: Absolutely. I've seen this happen to people many times. See your dentist to check the wisdom teeth (an x-ray will likely be required). Hope you fee ... Read More
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