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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can wisdom teeth cause headaches, earaches and vision problems?

Can wisdom teeth cause headaches, earaches and vision problems?

Yes: Wisdom teeth can be the cause of a number of symptoms including headaches, pain and ringing in the ears. And occasional visual problems. Your dentist or surgeon can help diagnose the problems associated with your wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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Hello, I have had vision problems since September of last year, they just randomly hit one day and I believe it is because my wisdom Teeth are impacte?

Hello, I have had vision problems since September of last year, they just randomly hit one day and I believe it is because my wisdom Teeth are impacte?

Vision Problems: What type of issues? Wisdom teeth are not known to cause any vision problems. You should have been examined by an eye specialist a long time ago. Make an appointment. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, I had wisdom teeth pulled out left side upper and low and than I noticed day by day my vision is decreasing and started pain in eyes?

Hello doctor, I had wisdom teeth pulled out left side upper and low and than I noticed day by day my vision is decreasing and started pain in eyes?

Possible Infection: It would be ideal to return to the dentist who performed the surgery and have the area evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am a 16 years old male. I got sick from a bad infection in my wisdom teeth two months ago. I developed neurological impairment, vision changes, heart, and lung problem. Should I go to the er?

I am a 16 years old male. I got sick from a bad infection in my wisdom teeth two months ago. I developed neurological impairment, vision changes, heart, and lung problem. Should I go to the er?

Not self healing: Infected wisdom teeth are not self healing. Were all the problems you reported treated at that time? Your son needs to be seen. If having acute problem go to er now. If chronic problems without current acute flare-up, make asap appointments with both your dentist and your physician. ...Read more

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What damage can be caused from wisdom teeth growing in?

What damage can be caused from wisdom teeth growing in?

It depends: If there is room and the wisdom teeth are coming it there usually is not much or a problem. If there is inadequate room there maybe crowding, or the tooth may partially erupt, leaving a gap in the tissue where bacteria can cause gum problems. Check with you dentist to see what are the potential problems, but let the tooth erupt if you can and if there is room. ...Read more

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Will getting your wisdom teeth cause headaches?

Will getting your wisdom teeth cause headaches?

It's possible but...: Not directly and not usually, but there might be an association. If you get frequent headaches, don't assume it is related to your wisdom teeth. See your physician; it might be elevated blood pressure or something else. You should also see your dentist to evaluate your wisdom teeth (along with any other dental problems that might be causing your symptoms). ...Read more

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Could headaches be caused by my wisdom teeth are coming in?

Could headaches be caused by my wisdom teeth are coming in?

Yes: Wisdom teeth can be the cause of a number of problems. Ringing in the ears. Pain and swelling of the jaws, difficulty opening the mouth and eating, and headaches can be associated with problematic wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a wisdom teeth can cause face deformation?

Is it possible that a wisdom teeth can cause face deformation?

Perhaps: Only if there is an associated infection, tumor or cyst. For best results, see an oral surgeon for evaluation/recommendations. ...Read more

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Does the wisdom teeth surgery cause lockjaw?

Does the wisdom teeth surgery cause lockjaw?

Unlikely: Usually not. In our office we support the jaw joints so that this will prevent the jaws from locking. Furthermore, an oral surgeon is very efficient and fast at removing wisdom teeth safely. Hence, a short procedure time will also prevent lockjaw or any TMJ issues. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth trying to come in cause swollen lymp nodes?

Can wisdom teeth trying to come in cause swollen lymp nodes?

Yes, it is possible: Some wisdom teeth erupt into the mouth without problems. Other wisdom teeth that are trying to erupt into the mouth or those that may be partially exposed may present problems with a localized infection (pericoronitis) which may present with pain, swelling, elevated temps and if severe, lymph node involvement. ...Read more

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Is it possible for my wisdom teeth to cause malocclusion and tmj?

Is it possible for my wisdom teeth to cause malocclusion and tmj?

Yes, many patients w: Wisdom teeth that are erupted into the mouth can have bite issues which can correlate with TMJ problems. Exam and occlusal analysis can confirm this. I have extracted third molars many times over 30 years due to malocclusion. ...Read more

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Could wisdom teeth cause nerve damage?

Could wisdom teeth cause nerve damage?

Not likely: Occasionally, when a lower wisdom tooth is removed, that nerve will be bumped or bruised and if so a change in sensation may be temporary or permanent. ...Read more

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Can misaligned wisdom teeth cause bruxism?

Can misaligned wisdom teeth cause bruxism?

Possibly: Third molars which almost always have inadequate room should be removed. Perhaps your bruxism will then go away. If bruxism continues then night guard s also. ...Read more

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Can leaving your wisdom teeth in cause jaw problems?

Can leaving your wisdom teeth in cause jaw problems?

It can but depends: Many people don't have the room in their mouth for wisdom teeth and sometimes removing them is necessary if they will cause problems from being impacted. If someone has the room they need to be vigilant in cleaning them and seeking regular dental care because if they get decayed they can be difficult to restore. Keeping them increases risk for gum disease and TMJ problems if the bite is not right. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth coming in cause lock jaw?

Can wisdom teeth coming in cause lock jaw?

Very common: Trismus is usually caused by inflammation due to swelling from the wisdom teeth impaction. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth removal cause nerve damage?

Can wisdom teeth removal cause nerve damage?

Rare: Very rate. For best results, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth can cause flu like symptoms?

Wisdom teeth: If the teeth and or the gum tissue surrounding the wisdom teeth becomes infected, you could experience a fever. Your immune system would be compromised so you may be really tired aw well. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth removal cause facial paralysis?

Can wisdom teeth removal cause facial paralysis?

No: The nerves that are at risk for damage are the inferior alveolar, lingual, and facial nerves. These are sensory nerves, not motor nerves. Which means that there are some risks of loss of sensation or parasthesia, although minor. Paralysis implies loss of motor function or movement. This isn't a risk for wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth problems cause shortness of breath?

Can wisdom teeth problems cause shortness of breath?

No, unless: No, unless seriously infected, in which case you would have other symptoms like local pain, swelling, trouble swallowing, etc. For best advice about wisdom teeth, see a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon ...Read more

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Can my wisdom teeth growing out cause my gums to swell (with braces)?

Can my wisdom teeth growing out cause my gums to swell (with braces)?

Yes: As they push their way out, the gum tissue over and around them can swell. ...Read more

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What can cause pain and vomiting after having my wisdom teeth taken out?

What can cause pain and vomiting after having my wisdom teeth taken out?

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon for people to have nausea and vomiting after being sedated for wisdom teeth surgery. As with any surgical procedure, there will always be some postoperative pain and discomfort. Take your pain medication as prescribed for pain control. ...Read more

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If I eat rice can that cause a dry socket? Its been 6 days since my wisdom teeth surgery.

Not likely: If it has been six days you are most likely past the chance of getting a dry socket. The main causes of dry socket are a difficult extraction (a lot of tissue manipulation), excessive and heavy rinsing, smoking, and alcohol. If you tend to be anemic or have thin blood you are more prone to dry sockets and high impact exercise right after the extraction can jar the clot loose. ...Read more

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What would cause a person to be unable to open their mouth after having their wisdom teeth removed?

What would cause a person to be unable to open their mouth after having their wisdom teeth removed?

Trismus: You may be experiencing a temporary condition called "trismus". Usually if you gently practice stretching your mouth open by placing your pointer on your lower front teeth and your thumb on your upper front tooth applying gentle pressure throughout the day, this helps to slowly allow your mouth opening ability to return to normal. Return to the treating dentist for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are there any at home treatments for TMJ disorder? Also can impacted wisdom teeth cause TMJ disorder?

Yes and yes: There are many otc mouth guards which are effective for some people. Moist heat applied to the area can help. Nsaids can help.
Impacted wisdom teeth can refer pain to the tmj. ...Read more

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Had wisdom teeth removed. Told bones shifting. Still in pain what causes the pain? Cheeks suck inwards too advice needed please

Had wisdom teeth removed. Told bones shifting. Still in pain what causes the pain? Cheeks suck inwards too advice needed please

Too many variables: You are relating a number of conditions that would be best to have an oral surgeon evaluate in person. Please do so, best regards! ...Read more

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My gums are swelling, it caused by a small teeth grew up at the back of the wisdom teeth. Its really pain. What should I do?

See a dentist: You should see a dentist about this painful problem. It sounds like you have an infection that needs to be treated. Don't delay. This could be serious. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


Dr. Warren Foster
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more