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Impacted wisdom tooth cause shooting pains or could it be an abcess

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Best to be : Evaluated by a dentist. Once an exam and appropriate x-rays are taken a more definitive diagnosis and aporopriate treatment recomnendations can be re ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Unknown: It may not rupture at all, but spread between the muscles. Please see the surgeon who extracted the tooth for further guidance.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
See your surgeon: If you have an abscess, an accumulation of infected material, it requires treatment. Please return to the General Dentist or Oral Surgeon who removed ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Neuralgia is pain that can be difficult to determine the origin. Teeth can cause deep/sharp shooting pains that radiate and/or refer to other areas s ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
It's possible: Often depends upon extent of infection and or proximity to nerve bundles prior to extraction.
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Technically yes. If the tooth is infected, it can cause nerve pain. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: Definitely impacted wisdom teeth can cause aches or pain in the face, temporal region and in the mouth. Not sure about the dizziness. Consult a den ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not usually: I have seen infected wisdom teeth rarely cause numbless, mostly of the lower lip. This is rare however. See your doc or an oral surgeon to assess faci ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
It is possible: Wisdom teeth can cause jaw pain. Have a dentist evaluate if the wisdom tooth can be extracted.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Bone loss or an abscess or inflammation are some of the causes.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
10 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly....: You could feel referred pain to that ear.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Cyst: A cyst associated with an infected widow tooth will not cause other cysts to pop p at random, but there are other lesions/infections/polycystic diseas ... Read More

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