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how can i tell if a wisdom tooth is coming in?

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Dr. Kayvon Javid
20 years experience Dentistry
X-ray: Normally if you have no pain and no sign of eruption than you could see a dentist or an oral surgeon and they would take an x-ray to see if your wisdom tooth is coming in or not.
Answered on Sep 24, 2016
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Pain: Many time wisdom teeth erupt without you knowing that it has happened, there is no pain. Sometimes there can be pain, swelling in the back of you mouth behind the last molars or in front of your ear. If you are experience a lot of pain in this area itis best to see your dentist. Infections are common around wisdom teeth. Most need to be removed because there is no space for them.
Answered on Aug 10, 2013

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