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Can An Impacted Wisdom Tooth Get Better On Its Own
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
I know everyone is different, but how uncomfortable is it to get an impacted wisdom tooth removed while awake? Is it do-able?
I have removed : Wisdom teeth for 32 years and can say that removal with local anesthic only is "do-able". However, many patients prefer sedation or general anesthesia for this surgery and some do not. The discomfort during the surgery should be zero either way. Discus these options with your surgeon and decide the best course for your specific situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Trigeminal neuralgia is a complicated condition affecting the trigeminal nerve. Although impact wisdom teeth can be located in close proximity to one branch of the trigeminal nerve, the two conditions are not directly related. Impacted wisdom teeth can however cause multiple symptoms through the head and neck region. See your local oral surgeon for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 1 horizontally impacted wisdom tooth. Will i need to get rid of all of them or just that one?
Impacted toothq: This is impossible to say without an examination of your mouth and seeing the x-rays. It depends on where the wisdom are located, their angulation, how close they are to other teeth and nerves, how much bone is covering them, etc. Ask your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impacted wisdom tooth(btm)removed tuesday gone.Ino everyone is different with the healing process but how long should i wait to get other 3 removed?ty
My impacted wisdom tooth was removed. My jaw near the said tooth sometimes get lock, and sometimes back to normal again. Should I see a doctor?
I have seen 4 oral surgeons. They said that the cyst and the impacted wisdom tooth are fine and i don't need to get asugery and to leave them, even though I have pain in the gums and palate. What should I do?
What are the causes?: Usually i always trust the oral surgeon since they know best about dentigerous cyst. You should ask them about the cause of the pain in the palatal gum. There must be an explanation given somewhere in the consultation. It would be very odd if there wasn't any thoughts given. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Jaw Damage: It is possible to have damage to the jaw, but that is rare. Normally during an extraction the oral surgeon or dentist will only remove bone that keeps the wisdom tooth from coming out on its own. After about 2 months the bone will fill in to the empty socket where the tooth was and any bone that needed to be removed. A few months later you wont be able to tell a tooth was even there. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had an impacted wisdom tooth removed 5 days ago via local anesthetic.I have another 3 (no impact) wisdoms to come out,What's better local or general?
Personal Preference: If you had an impacted wisdom tooth removed under local anesthesia and were comfortable during the procedure, you should do well with the removal of the other three under local anesthesia. Whether or not to choose a general anesthetic may depend upon the level of anticipated difficulty and any anxiety you may have now with multiple extractions being performed in one setting or multiple visits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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