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Doctor insights on: Cutting Wisdom Teeth Symptoms

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last or 3rd molars to erupt in the mouth. It usually occurs around ages 17-21 and many become impacted for lack of room. Wisdom teeth are the hardest to reach, clean, and have restorative done to. This is the main reason for ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of my wisdom teeth coming?

What are the symptoms of my wisdom teeth coming?

Tenderness & swellin: Slight tenderness and swelling in the area behind your 2nd molars may indicate that your third molars/wisdom teeth coming in. You may also see a corner of the tooth begin to appear behind the 2nd molar. If you can see a portion of the tooth it is more likely that food and debris can accumulate under the soft tissue flap and cause inflammation. Keep the area very clean & rinse with salt water. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in?

What are the symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in?

Headache and jawpain: Pericornitis (painful wisdom teeth) includes swelling of gums, biting your cheek, pain on the face around the ear, difficulty opening, and tight muscles. Take over the counter pain relievers and apply ice pack to side of face. Visit the dentist as soon as possible to evaluate for extraction. ...Read more

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How long will it take for me to feel the symptoms of wisdom teeth?

How long will it take for me to feel the symptoms of wisdom teeth?

It may vary: What patients may feel or experience with wisdom teeth, whether they are erupting into the mouth or trying to erupt into the mouth may vary from tooth to tooth. Likewise, the same may be true with their removal. ...Read more

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If I am having symptoms of wisdom teeth issues. Is it an emergency i need to get checked right away or can I wait over the weekend till monday.

If I am having symptoms of wisdom teeth issues. Is it an emergency i need to get checked right away or can I wait over the weekend till monday.

wisdom teeth?: If you have no signs of infection or neurologic problems i would think it could wait. Pain associated with fever or discharge for example would be more of an emergency. ...Read more

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Are symptoms from impacted wisdom teeth or tmj?

See. Dentist: Your dentist can examine you and tell you what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tooth infections and of wisdom teeth growing?

What are the symptoms of tooth infections and of wisdom teeth growing?

Symptoms: Symptoms of tooth infection could be bad taste, swelling, pain, fever. Symptoms of erupting wisdom tooth could be swelling, pain, difficulty in biting down all the way, irritation to cheek. If the question is not hypothetical and you are have any one of those symptoms, see your dentist to find the cause of the problem. Good idea to see dentist for exam\x-rays anyway if it's been 6 months or more. ...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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