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A 22-year-old female asked:

if i am having symptoms of wisdom teeth issues. is it an emergency i need to get checked right away or can i wait over the weekend till monday.

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Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
wisdom teeth?: If you have no signs of infection or neurologic problems i would think it could wait. Pain associated with fever or discharge for example would be more of an emergency.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Wisdom teeth: As long as you are comfortable with OtC pain meds, call an Oral Surgeon and schedule an appointment. ER's, unless staffed with an Oral Surgeon, will only give you pain meds and, if appropriate, antibiotics, and ask you to call an Oral Surgeon.

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