A 21-year-old member asked:
Dizziness & headaches, could this be caused by wisdom teeth coming in?
5 doctor answers • 13 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Possibly: Dizziness and headaches may be associated with wisdom teeth, however many other conditions can also cause dizziness and headaches. See your doctor. After obtaining a complete history and physical exam, your doctor may refer you to an oral surgeon, order tests, and/or refer you to a neurologist. Antibiotics may be needed if there is any infection near the wisdom tooth.
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Dentistry 39 years experience
No. Yes.: Dizziness in my experience is not a common symptom associated with erupting wisdom teeth. Headaches could be. The most common symptom associated with the eruption of third molars is pain at the eruption site. Most people do not have room for wisdom teeth to fully erupt and function. Only about 10% of the patients i see should keep their wisdom teeth. See your dentist to determine if you need help.
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Dentistry 42 years experience
Maybe: As impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth try to erupt and grow, the put tremendous pressure to the teeth in front of them increasing the frequency of nightime clenching and this can be a source of facial pain and headaches.
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Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 43 years experience
Usually not: Wisdom teeth usually cause problems at the sight of the tooth.
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Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely. Best advice is to see an oral surgeon who can examine you and make recommendations.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Will getting your wisdom teeth cause headaches?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 41 years experience
It may: Pressure of the teeth trying to erupt may be the cause of your headaches.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Can wisdom teeth lead to dizziness and headaches if not removed? What can relieve it?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Prosthodontics 38 years experience
No: No. Dizziness could be an equilibrium problem. You should have your ears evalauted by an ENT physiciain.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Can wisdom teeth cause headaches?
11 doctor answers • 23 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Sure can: Yes they can, particularly if incompletely erupted or impacted. See your dentist if concerned.
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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