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Can wisdom teeth cause my lip and face swell and make top teeth hurt?

Can wisdom teeth cause my lip and face swell and make top teeth hurt?

Infection can: If your gums are infected around your wisdom teeth, all of those symptoms can result. More likely, your lip is not swollen, but numb like when the dentist gives you anesthetic. If this is happening you may have a very serious infection around that wisdom tooth. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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I have a swollen top lip and wisdom teeth are coming in on the top. does this have something to do with it and will it go down in a couple hours?

I have a swollen top lip and wisdom teeth are coming in on the top. does this have something to do with it and will it go down in a couple hours?

Third molars: If the swelling is in lips then it is most likely not related to your wisdom tooth coming in. Did you possibly bump or bit your lip? ...Read more

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Why does my face feel swollen, it's mainly my lips and also my eye won't blink and it all happened today. Feel like it may be wisdom teeth?

Why does my face feel swollen, it's mainly my lips and also my eye won't blink and it all happened today. Feel like it may be wisdom teeth?

Swollen face from?: From what you describe it doesn't sound like your wisdom teeth are the problem. However, since we can't personally examine you, that's just an educated guess. You should see both your dentist and physician to determine the cause of your symptoms as well as the potential and current health\position of your wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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I had all my wisdom teeth extracted almost 2 wks ago & I'm still experiencing tingling, burning, nump in my chin&lip & teeth hurt at bottom of mouth?

I had all my wisdom teeth extracted  almost 2 wks ago & I'm still experiencing tingling, burning, nump in my chin&lip & teeth hurt at bottom of mouth?

Long Recovery: The length of your recovery is heavily dependent on the difficulty of your extractions, your past medical history, including any comorbidities. I would return to the surgeon who performed the surgeries and discuss further, especially if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would my lip piercing close if i take out for a wisdom teeth removal surgery?

Hi docs, would my lip piercing close if i take out for a wisdom teeth removal surgery?

NO: You can put it back in a few days after surgery. It will take longer to close, unless you just had the piercing recently and it is not full y healed. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my lips feel numb after wisdom teeth surgery?

What do you suggest if my lips feel numb after wisdom teeth surgery?

Call Surgeon: Call the surgeon to let them know your post operative condition. If the anesthetic has worn off and you are still numb in a small area of your lower lip and teeth, therapies may needed to immediately be started to help alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

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How likely is it that my lip/tongue go numb after having wisdom teeth removed?

How likely is it that my lip/tongue go numb after having wisdom teeth removed?

Very slim: But it does happen, from time to time, through no fault of your dentist or surgeon. Those are the risks of the surgery. Each tooth and jay is different, so the risk is not the same for everyone. ...Read more

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I have numbness in my lower lip and chin on my right side. This developed two weeks after my wisdom teeth were removed. Will it go away?

Likely: You should speak to your dentist right away so that he/she knows and can follow your progress. But in general, this can happen after removal of a lower wisdom tooth. In most cases it resolves on its own over time. In the more remote instance that it persists, other options may be available. Please call your dentist. ...Read more

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I had my wisdom teeth removed in april of 2012, it is now november 2012 and i still have numbness in my chin and lower right lip, will this go away?

I had my wisdom teeth removed in april of 2012, it is now november 2012 and i still have numbness in my chin and lower right lip, will this go away?

Possible: Hopefully, the area of numbness has been getting smaller over these 7 months. If it has, that is favorable. Sometimes nerve damage occurs during lower wisdom tooth extraction and it can take quite a few months to resolve. Sometimes it doesn't but keep your fingers crossed as it often does. ...Read more

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My lips feel numb after wisdom teeth surgery. Is this normal?

My lips feel numb after wisdom teeth surgery. Is this normal?

Not unusual: I'm sure the Oral Surgeon discussed this with you ahead of time, or gave you written material that discussed possible complications. Usually numbness is transient, but not always. Discuss this with the specialist that you saw for your surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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