A 24-year-old female asked:
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can a wisdom tooth coming in cause limited opening of mouth? i have tmj.. but i can’t open my mouth all the way and i think i can see where the tooth is starting to come in. is that normal? also have headaches and jaw pain on that side

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it can: Inflammation of the tissues surrounding that wisdom tooth can cause the symptoms your described. It may be time to take that wisdom tooth out. Please see a local dentist to be evaluated.
Answered on Aug 26, 2019
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