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I have not yet had my wisdom teeth pulled and in the back bottom left side of my teeth my wisdom tooth has so much swelling that it feels like my gums are growing back over the tooth. also it hurts to eat and now today it feels like i have an ear infectio

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Dr. Robert Landman
Dentistry 33 years experience
Wisdom teeth: Sounds like periocoronitis( best diagnosed by your dentist/oral surgeon), thats inflammation of the gum that over grows the wisdom tooth. Id contact your dentist/ oral surgeon now, as you may need an antibiotic or removal sooner than later.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Computer dentistry: We can't perform hands-on dental treatment over the computer. You have a wisdom tooth problem. You need immediate examination and treatment. Please call specialist Oral Surgeon immediately. If you're not sure which one to see, call your General Dentist for a referral.

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