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A 19-year-old female asked:

My wisdom tooth is coming out causing me a cheek bite. my gums are swollen as well. im in a lot of pain.

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
See a dentist: If you are cheek biting there's probably little if any room for that tooth. It may need to be extracted.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Pain: If wisdom tooth is not erupting into correct place, it needs treatment. No OTC is going to make this go away. Please see an Oral Surgeon.

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Last updated Jul 21, 2017

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