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A female asked:

When your wisdom tooth on bottom right comes in would that cause tmj flare up? i have it and now its worse and started when my tooth started coming in

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
It is common see DDS: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures at ages 15-24. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays to avoid future complications.

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