A 46-year-old member asked:
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can nerve damage from wisdom teeth extraction cause facial paralysis?

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Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard to connect: Not aware of how these could be connected. Need to consider more information to figure this out.
Answered on Sep 5, 2017

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No: If it hasn't healed, then see your dentist. If it has then keep it clean and it'll be ok

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