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other teeth hurt after wisdom tooth extraction

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Normal: That is not unusual. It should go away with time and if not, have your dentist take a look and see to make sure there are no problems.
Dr. Joseph Wineman
39 years experience Dentistry
Teeth pain after o/s: Frequently the adjacent teeth to the wisdom teeth will feel sore for a few days after surgery. Very normal. If you have severe pain, return to your or ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Very common: Your other teeth may also ache. This is called referred pain and is also a temporary condition. If concerned, see your surgeon.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Referred Pain: Pain from the extraction site may be referred down the nerve trunk that innervates the other teeth. In addition, pressure from the actual extraction m ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not uncommon: after wisdom teeth surgery. Your other teeth, earache, headache and sore throat may also ache. This is called referred pain and is also a temporary c ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Common: Common to have the tooth in front of the wisdom tooth after extraction of wisdom tooth. Should resolve shortly. If not, see oral surgeon who did extra ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Hollander
35 years experience Dentistry
Start with NSAIDs: Its possible that they may have been disturbed during the extraction or while the anesthesia was wearing off. Start with some anti-inflammatory meds ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Common: Common shortly after wisdom tooth extraction to have the adjacent tooth ache. Take your prescribed meds. Should promptly improve. If persists, see ora ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Most likely this is referred pain. The same nerves go to several of the teeth, so if the area of the extraction is starting to ache, then several othe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Extraction pain: The dentist who removed your wisdom teeth is the one to discuss and prescribe pain medication with you. Call that office.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Wait and see: It should improve with time. If you notice it is not improving I would suggest seeing the dentist for an evaluation.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See a dentist: It's quite possible that you have a residual infection. See the dentist who extracted the tooth. It's not uncommon for the adjacent tooth to be sore ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: Usually the root is exposed from the back part of teeth in front of the wisdom tooth removed creating a condition where these teeth will be symptomati ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Depends: If you have the health to have general anesthesia, you will awaken to have the teeth gone and the healing should be the only source of discomfort. Di ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dry Socket ?: If it has been two weeks and you are in pain, you should be calling your surgeon for a follow up appointment. Feel better soon...

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