A 39-year-old member asked:
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how do you know when your wisdom teeth are growing into your moth?

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Dr. James Donley
54 years experience Dentistry
Can see sometimes: Your gums may get red, swollen and sore. You may be able to see a new tooth. The only way to know for sure is to see a dentist.
Answered on Aug 27, 2013
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Dr. Rahim Bhanji
24 years experience Dentistry
Pressure in gum: You may experience pressure or discomfort in the gum or jaw area. Sometimes you are able to see a little white coming through the gum tissue behind your molars. Your dentist can take an x-ray that will show the location of all your wisdom teeth.
Answered on May 6, 2014
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