A female asked:
hi, tender area under jaw towards where wisdom tooth is. may be under it. wisdom is partly emerged, never had issues. no pain in mouth or on biting.
4 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't know your age.: I recommend dental examination and the wisdom tooth may well be the issue.
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Looks like: Looks like the inevitable caught up with you. Partially erupted (partially impacted) wisdom teeth act as a pump to wick bacteria into the jaw bone. You probably have an infection. Before it spreads and worsens, see an Oral Surgeon.
Dentistry 40 years experience
Wisdom tooth: Might be the problem. See a local oral surgeon for an evaluation.
Dentistry 9 years experience
See your dentist: Most likely you need your wisdom tooth removed.
Last updated Apr 12, 2020
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