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Can an impacted tooth cause ringing in the ears?

Can an impacted tooth cause ringing in the ears?

Definitely, yes: Tooth abscesses or impacted wisdom teeth can cause tinnitus. Moreover, in such cases, further dental work will sometimes eliminate the problem. See your dentist for evaluation, panoramic x-ray and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Impacted Tooth (Definition)

An impacted tooth is one that is for one of many reasons unable to erupt into the oral cavity: they may be vertical, horizontal, in bone, impacted in soft tissue (gum/gingiva), it may be due to local pathology i.e. Proximity to an extra tooth or undifferentiated mass of tooth like tissue or an "odontoma", it can be due to crowding, and usually it is a wisdom tooth that lacks ...Read more


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Can an impacted wisdom tooth cause a stuffy/ringing sensation in ear?

Can an impacted wisdom tooth cause a stuffy/ringing sensation in ear?

Stuffy/ringing ear: An impacted tooth can cause pain that radiates to the ear or side of the face. Could also be that you have a sinus infection and the eustachian tube cannot be cleared leading to the stuffiness. Try an otc decongestant and pain medication to see if that helps. If not check with your dentist and or physician. ...Read more

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Can an impacted tooth cause your blood pressure to rise?

Can an impacted tooth cause your blood pressure to rise?

Family practice : Pain and anxiety can both elevate your BP if you are prone to it. In itself, it doesn't cause high blood pressure. Usually something else is going on like constricting blood vessels. ...Read more

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Is it possible for impacted tooth upper molars to cause eye problems are any problem to the eye?

Is it possible for impacted tooth upper molars to cause eye problems are any problem to the eye?

No: Some dental abscesses can result in swelling thay can move to your eye. The causative tooth is not a molar but usually a premolar. I am not aware of any permanent damage to the eye caused by a dental abscess. ...Read more

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How long can I wait to have an impacted tooth removed? Do i really even need to have it removed? It’s not causing any pain. My dentist says it’s growing at an angle, so it’ll never come in normal. She wants to remove it as soon as possible. My friend has

How long can I wait to have an impacted tooth removed? Do i really even need to have it removed? It’s not causing any pain. My dentist says it’s growing at an angle, so it’ll never come in normal. She wants to remove it as soon as possible. My friend has

Depends: Many impacted teeth will eventually cause problems with either infection, periodontal disease, or damage to adjacent teeth. However, these could take years to become a problem depending on the location of your specific teeth.
Removal earlier in life has a much better success and faster healing with less complication. Do not wait too long. ...Read more

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What does impacted tooth mean?

What does impacted tooth mean?

Impacted tooth: An impacted tooth is a tooth that has not fully erupted into the mouth, and may be partially or totally covered by bone. Some teeth are vertically impacted and some are horizontally impacted.

Most impacted teeth are usually 3rd molars (wisdom teeth), but other teeth can also be impacted. ...Read more

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What exactly does boney impacted tooth mean?

What exactly does boney impacted tooth mean?

Bone: Tooth is covered by bone, in contrast to a soft tissue impaction where it is covered by soft tissue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: impacted tooth?

What is the definition or description of: impacted tooth?

Un-erupted tooth: An impacted tooth is one that is for one of many reasons unable to erupt into the oral cavity: they may be vertical, horizontal, in bone, impacted in soft tissue (gum/gingiva), it may be due to local pathology i.e. Proximity to an extra tooth or undifferentiated mass of tooth like tissue or an "odontoma", it can be due to crowding, and usually it is a wisdom tooth that lacks room or poor position. ...Read more

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How can you keep the area of an impacted tooth from hurting?

How can you keep the area of an impacted tooth from hurting?

Professional care: You need immediate professional help. Pain is a red flag telling you your problem is getting out of hand. See an Oral Surgeon. Until your appointment cold compresses and OTC NSAIDs (follow pkg directions exactly) may temporarily help take edge off. ...Read more

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How can I prevent pain from an impacted tooth?

Prevention: If you have regular dental checkups with the appropriate x-rays that suggest an impacted tooth will eventually require removal, in most cases it is better to remove the tooth before you become symptomatic and before the roots are fully developed. ...Read more

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How can I prevent an impacted tooth from happening?

How can I prevent an impacted tooth from happening?

Orthodontics: Your genetics will control the development of an impaction. With the help of a dentist, you could try creating space for the erupting tooth and guiding its eruption with elective extractions or orthodontics to prevent some impactions like canine impactions. ...Read more

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Are braces required after surgery for the impacted tooth?

Are braces required after surgery for the impacted tooth?

Braces: Yes. Even if the tooth erupts, it probably will not come out correctly aligned and this could affect the bite. ...Read more

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Can you have dry socket in an extracted impacted tooth that is stitched up?

Can you have dry socket in an extracted impacted tooth that is stitched up?

Post op pain: You may just be dealing with some aggressive post-operative pain associated with the difficult extraction. Impacted teeth tend to require the removal of bone and require more healing time than erupted teeth. If it's been over a week and there's still pain or more pain, contact your dental surgeon. ...Read more

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How long before an impacted tooth ligation chain pulls the teeth into place?

How long before an impacted tooth ligation chain pulls the teeth into place?

Chain: The chain is passive. It simply gives the orthodontist a handle to which a force system can be attached. Depending on tooth’s position, angulation, orientation, overlying tissues, can take 3months to a year to bring into functional occlusion. Best person to answer your question is the Dentist or specialist Orthodontist that is treating you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about how long will I need to have braces for after surgery for an impacted tooth?

Apples/oranges: 2 different issues. See an orthodontic specialist for evaluation of your individual malocclusion. The orthodontist can then give you approximate treatment time. Allow at least 2 weeks healing time after wisdom teeth removal before placing braces. ...Read more

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If u have an impacted front tooth. Do they pull the tooth down or do u need an implant to replace the impacted tooth?

If u have an impacted front tooth.  Do they pull the tooth down or do u need an implant to replace the impacted tooth?

Both are possible.: Depending on the position and condition of the impacted tooth, pulling it down would involve exposing it and bonding a chain to move the tooth into proper position, along braces -- but you keep your own tooth. An implant would usually require extraction of the impacted tooth followed by placement of the implant and crown. This is a faster option, and likely cheaper, but you have a fake tooth. ...Read more

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What is a boney impacted tooth?

What is a boney impacted tooth?

Tooth in bone: A bony-impacted tooth is a tooth that you cannot see when you look inside your mouth. This tooth is trapped in the bone underneath the gums. Wisdom teeth and upper cuspid teeth are the most common teeth to be bony-impacted. These wisdom are usually extracted. Cuspid teeth like this are usually exposed by oral surgery and then pulled down by a chain hooked to orthodontic braces. ...Read more

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What are some signs of impacted tooth?

What are some signs of impacted tooth?

Pain, swelling: Jaw pain, swelling, difficulty opening your mouth, irritation to your cheeks when eating or talking, fever. ...Read more

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What's the cost of getting an exposure and bracketing of an impacted tooth?

Not that simple: Bringing in an impacted tooth requires BOTH creating appropriate room for the tooth (Orthodontics) and Surgery to place the appropriate attachment in the right place on the tooth (Oral Surgery), attaching the tooth to the braces, and guiding it into place. See a qualified Orthodontic Specialist for guidance...this is a complex problem requiring careful specialty care. ...Read more

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How can I prevent getting an impacted tooth?

How can I prevent getting an impacted tooth?

Impacted tooth: This can not be prevented. Your teeth grow with your body. Sometimes they are impacted and sometimes they are not. You should see a dentist to help determine if your impacted teeth need to be taken out. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get an impacted tooth pulled?

Does it hurt to get an impacted tooth pulled?

Impaction surgery: The removal of impacted tooth is a serious surgical procedure. Sedation dentistry is used to provide a safe, comfortable relaxing and anxiety-free experience for certain people receiving any dental treatment. Depending on your degree of fear or anxiety, different levels of sedation may be required include general anesthesia. Take care and have a comfortable experience. ...Read more

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What does impacted tooth exposure surgery involve?

What does impacted tooth exposure surgery involve?

Few Steps: Raise gum flap, remove bone, cut tooth into segments. Remove tooth, sutures.
For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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Could normal extraction for impacted tooth be done?

Surgery normal: The removal of an impacted tooth is not a simple one. Normally, the impacted tooth will need to be surgically exposed since it is covered by skin and/or bone. The surgeon can then remove the tooth, sometimes in sections. Most are done under sedation but not always necessary. It can be easier on patient. ...Read more

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What is the cost of getting surgery on an impacted tooth?

What is the cost of getting surgery on an impacted tooth?

It can vary: An impacted tooth can be removed by any dentist, however oral surgeons generally have more training and experience with the more difficult impaction. The cost will depend on who you see, x-rays required, type of anesthesia provided, the level or complexity of the impacted tooth and where your surgery is performed (office or hospital). Medications are also an additional expense. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for an impacted tooth?

What is the treatment for an impacted tooth?

Two: If it is a wisdom tooth have it removed if deemed likely to/or is causing harm or you can leave it a lone. If it is a tooth that should come in like a canine then it may be left alone, pulled into position with braces or removed. Ask you dentist about the options. ...Read more

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How long should a child be out of school due to impacted tooth surgery?

Ask Your Dentist: Since every surgery anjd healing phase is different, you need to ask the dentist who is in charge. ...Read more

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Where does the rubber band go on the gold chain to treat an impacted tooth exposure?

During Orthodontic?: The most common time an unerupted tooth is dragged into the dental arch is an impacted cuspid or "eye tooth". There was a time when a gold chain was fixed around the impacted tooth and the chain attached to the orthodontic arch wire with an elastic. I woiuld be surprised to see a gold chain these days as modern alloys have additional benefits. More often a steel alloy bracket or button is bonded. ...Read more

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I have an impacted canine I wanted to do the surgery and get the chain thing to pull down the impacted tooth, hw long will it tke to grow?

I have an impacted canine I wanted to do the surgery and get the chain thing to pull down the impacted tooth, hw long will it tke to grow?

Teamwork 6-8 month: Your orthodontist and oral surgeon can work together with a combination of minor surgery to expose the tooth and an orthodontic bracket, to bring the tooth properly in alignment. Within 6-8 months, guided canine eruption may be achieved with sufficient attached gingiva. ...Read more