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Are symptoms from impacted wisdom teeth or tmj?

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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Please help! tooth pain after wisdom teeth extraction?

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Please help! tooth pain after wisdom teeth extraction?

Not uncommon: The pain is noticed immediately after the anesthesia wears off and continues up to 72 hours. Take NSAID OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain control. If concerned, see your dentist for post-op examination. ...Read more

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Will wisdom teeth cause ear pain?

Will wisdom teeth cause ear pain?

Wisdom teeth: Yes they can. Most often, ear pain is caused form referred pain from lower wisdom teeth, but it can be from pain due to upper wisdom teeth. Go see your dentist and get an evaluation with X-rays. Your dentist can find the source of your problem and recommend necessary treatment. ...Read more

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Will incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Will incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Referred pain: Problematic wisdom teeth can refer pain to other nearby areas of the head. That is not to say that you might not also have an ear infection or other medical issue. See your dentist for an evaluation who may also refer you to your physician. ...Read more

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Could general dentist remove impacted wisdom teeth?

Could general dentist remove impacted wisdom teeth?

Yes, but: Yes, but why wouldn't you want to see someone with much more experience? For best results, see a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon for exam/recommendations/treatment. ...Read more

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Do impacted wisdom teeth cause crowding and damage other teeth?

Do impacted wisdom teeth cause crowding and damage other teeth?

Possibly: Impact wisdom teeth probably do not cause crowding of the teeth in the front, because the wisdom teeth would need to push on the 2nd molar, 1st molar, 2nd premolar, 1st premolar, canine and the incisors. Some people believe the wisdom teeth do cause the crowding but people without the wisdom teeth can still get crowding in the front teeth. Sometimes the wisdom teeth cause damage to the 2nd molars. ...Read more

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I'm having severe headaches after wisdom teeth extraction?

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I'm having severe headaches after wisdom teeth extraction?

Wisdom tooth: extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, headache and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Pain after 7 days is a serious issue. See your dentist/surgeon for post-op appointment and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth be impacted without any pain?

Can wisdom teeth be impacted without any pain?

Yes: Many patients may be unaware that they have an impacted wisdom tooth or teeth. Appropriate x-rays allowing full visualization of the upper and lower jaws can help determine if wisdom teeth are present and may help in the diagnosis or if they should be removed. ...Read more

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Can incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Can incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Referred pain: Problematic wisdom teeth can refer pain to other nearby areas of the head. That is not to say that you might not also have an ear infection or other medical issue. See your dentist for an evaluation who may also refer you to your physician. ...Read more

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What could be causing jaw pain/earache a month after 4 impacted wisdom teeth extraction?

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What could be causing jaw pain/earache a month after 4 impacted wisdom teeth extraction?

Not uncommon: TMJ pain or soreness may occur after the removal of difficult impacted wisdom teeth. In case your pain continues for more than a couple of weeks, you should probably see your doctor for evaluation. In the meantime before your appointment, take NSAID OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) to mange the pain or discomfort. ...Read more

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Can an impacted wisdom tooth cause neuralgia?

Can an impacted wisdom tooth cause neuralgia?

It's possible: Often depends upon extent of infection and or proximity to nerve bundles prior to extraction. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth removal hurt?

Can wisdom teeth removal hurt?

Maybe: It may but usually not that much. Usually the pain is easily managed with a prescription pain medication but some patients find tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil is adequate. ...Read more

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Could wisdom teeth cause stress, jaw ache and tooth clashing/grinding?

Could wisdom teeth cause stress, jaw ache and tooth clashing/grinding?

No: No. The symptoms you related is TMJ or tmd. Removing your wisdom teeth will do nothing for your described symptoms. ...Read more

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Can impacted wisdom teeth create sinus pressures or facial pains?

Can impacted wisdom teeth create sinus pressures or facial pains?

Maybe: Facial pain can come from many areas and it can be challenging to find the source of the pain. I would suggest seeing a dentist, oral surgeon, or ENT to help you start the process of elimination of finding out where the pain is coming from. ...Read more

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'my other teeth hurt after wisdom tooth extraction?

'my other teeth hurt after wisdom tooth extraction?

Teeth pain after o/s: Frequently the adjacent teeth to the wisdom teeth will feel sore for a few days after surgery. Very normal. If you have severe pain, return to your oral surgeon for an post op check. ...Read more

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Does wisdom tooth eruption cause pain?

Does wisdom tooth eruption cause pain?

Certainly: As teeth erupt, there are changes that allow them to move through the bone and gum tissue. Think of a baby's pain as teeth enter the mouth. It's essentially the same. What's unique about third molars is their position. Often there is not enough roommforthem in the mouth. They can get infected as they erupt, or you can bite on the tissues and they can swell. The pressure of eruption can hurt. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth problems cause throbbing pain?

Can wisdom teeth problems cause throbbing pain?

Crowding: Due to the position of your wisdom teeth many complications can occur. Throbbing from infection is not uncommon. Visit your dentist and have evaluated. ...Read more

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Can upper wisdom teeth removal cause swelling?

Can upper wisdom teeth removal cause swelling?

Yes: Whether or not you have swelling after the removal of your upper wisdom teeth may depend on several factors, i.e., impacted vs erupted, the level of difficulty in removing them, experience and technique of the person removing them, any meds given at the time of surgery, quality of postop instructions provided and followed, and your facial profile. ...Read more

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Can wisdom tooth pain cause eye pain?

Can wisdom tooth pain cause eye pain?

Yes,: Upper wisdom tooth can cause eye pain if infected. See oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Is my wisdom teeth post-extraction pain from dry sockets?

Could be.: Dry sockets are much more common in women. They are very painful, constant and usually feel a pulse in the extraction site. Irrigating the socket helps. Antibiotics sometimes help. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce impacted wisdom teeth pain?

What can I do to reduce impacted wisdom teeth pain?

Abx: If they're impacted you may need pain medications and antibiotics. See your doctor and/or an oral surgeon ...Read more

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What can I do about my wisdom teeth pain? Does everyone get them pulled if impacted?

Pain med/they should: Probably the best thing for now is to go to your dentist and/or see your doctor to find out what pain meds. You can have before, during and after the procedure. An impacted tooth should be removed, and soon since it can cause pain and worse issues, like infection. Simple pain meds., like aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or advil may also help. ...Read more

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Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?

Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?

ER. Oral surgeon: Chest pain should be evaluated in ER NOW. If heart ok, will likely prescribe antibiotics, pain meds. Then see oral surgeon. 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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What can I do to alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

What can I do to alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

See your dentist: It is not normal to have widsom tooth pain, especially at your age. There may be a problem with the tooth and or the gum around it. It is best to see a dentist right away who can advise you of your treatment options and relieve you pain. ...Read more

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What could i take tp help relieve wisdom teeth pain?

What could  i take tp help relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Analgesic : Analgesics or antibiotics (if infection is present) may be a "band aid) for relief. It is advisable to seek an opinion of an oral surgeon about removing the wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions with my wisdom teeth pain?

See a dentist: If you are having pain associated with your wisdom teeth, the best suggestion and/or advice would be for you to see a dentist for evaluation and recommendations for indicated treatment. In the interim, try to keep the area around and over the affected wisdom tooth or teeth clean. Warm salt water rinses may help and you can take an otc pain med as tolerated until you can see a dentist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to find relief from wisdom teeth pain?

Get Them Removed: If there are no contraindications, your best solution to get relief is to have them removed. ...Read more

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Should i try dipping to release wisdom teeth pain?

No: Otc pain meds until you can get to an oral surgeon to have the tooth extracted. The sooner you call for an appointment the sooner you will feel better. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth pain affect face structure?

Can wisdom teeth pain affect face structure?

Pain: Generally no unless there is significant swelling of the area however this is temporary until the issue is solved by the dentist. If by structure you mean a permanent change no. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth pain: how can I get rid of it?

Wisdom teeth pain: how can I  get rid of it?

Few things: Rinsing mouth with warm saltwater will help ease the pain. Rinse 2-5 times a day; don’t swallow salt water. Oral numbing meds can be applied. Otc pain relievers may help ease the pain. Chewing gum will gently massage the irritated area. These measures may temporarily relieve the pain. However, an oral surgeon should examine the tooth/teeth and decide whether further treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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How to get rid of wisdom teeth pain from coming in?

Few things: Rinsing mouth with warm saltwater will help ease the pain. Rinse 2-5 times a day; don’t swallow salt water. Oral numbing meds can be applied. Otc pain relievers may help ease the pain. Chewing gum will gently massage the irritated area. These measures may temporarily relieve the pain. However, an oral surgeon should examine the tooth/teeth and decide whether further treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth pain go away and come back again? What can help the pain when you go to bed? And what the bad way to help pain? Just want to know???

Can wisdom teeth pain go away and come back again? What can help the pain when you  go to bed? And what the bad way to help pain? Just want to know???

Yes. Oral surgeon: Yes, it can come and go, but the underlying problem still exists. See the wisdom tooth expert. 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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Eye pain and wisdom teeth pain, what is wrong?

Eye pain and wisdom teeth pain,  what is wrong?

A common nerve: The sensory nerve that enervates your upper teeth also connects to the eye on that side. It is common for dental or sinus problems refer pain to the eye and visa versa. ...Read more

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How can I relieve wisdom teeth pain?

How can I relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Get checked: The pain can be your gums or decay in the tooth. You really need to have it looked at. Putting some extra effort into cleaning it is not going to hurt anything and may help. ...Read more

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How can wisdom teeth pain be reduced?

Extraction: Most pain from wisdom teeth will be reduced after the teeth are removed. If there is decay on the teethand you have room for them, you may want to have them filled. However, if there is considerable infection around the teeth, you may need to be put on an antibiotic prior to extraction. ...Read more

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How do I alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

How do I alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

Keep the area clean.: If it is a condition where there's a flap remaining covering the tooth, it is important to keep the site clean to eliminate any food impaction that can cause further pain due to infection besides taking antiinflammatory medication. I hope you already called your dentist by now to check if your wisdom teeth have enough room in your jaw. ...Read more

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How do you relieve wisdom teeth pain?

How do you  relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the tooth pain. The tooth can be fractured, infected or have a cavity. Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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What can I do for my wisdom teeth pain?

Few things: Rinsing mouth with warm saltwater will help ease the pain. Rinse 2-5 times a day; don’t swallow salt water. Oral numbing meds can be applied. Otc pain relievers may help ease the pain. Chewing gum will gently massage the irritated area. These measures may temporarily relieve the pain. However, an oral surgeon should examine the tooth/teeth and decide whether further treatment is necessary. ...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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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more