A 52-year-old male asked:
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can dental problems cause paresthesias on the face?

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Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
Depends what U mean: parestheia is not normal. The most common reason for such is damage to a nerve during a tooth extraction, esp during wisdom tooth extraction. The other reason is impingement of the facial nerve, such as due to parotid gland lesion.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: An infection in the bone can cause pressure on specific nerves which innervate your face and result in paresthesia.
Answered on Aug 13, 2015

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