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Is there an easy fix for impacted wisdom tooth pain? I have to wait till the 21st for a consultation.

Is there an easy fix for impacted wisdom tooth pain? I have to wait till the 21st for a consultation.

See your dentist: If swollen or painful, on emergency basis to rule out infection. Consultation to determine strategy needed for their removal will not be the time to address infection. The dentist can show you ways to clean the swollen tissues and provide rx for pain control. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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Can an impacted lower left wisdom tooth cause pain? Also can you feel the wisdom tooth pain in lower front jaw? Under front bottom teeth?

Can an impacted lower left wisdom tooth cause pain? Also can you feel the wisdom tooth pain in lower front jaw? Under front bottom teeth?

Impacted wisdom toot: An impacted lower wisdom tooth can effect the nerve and cause pain radiating down your jaw to the front teeth. Get this checked out by an oral surgeon ASAP. ...Read more

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Would an impacted wisdom tooth lead to pain in the other teeth?

Yes: An impacted tooth can be the source of referred pain as well as a direct cause of pain with other teeth. A partially exposed impacted tooth adjacent to a tooth can be difficult to clean which can lead to gum problems and decay in the wisdom tooth as well as the adjacent tooth. An impacted tooth can also cause resorption/destruction of roots of adjacent teeth. ...Read more

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Swollen cheek impacted wisdom tooth and cyst, pain in side of palate?

Swollen cheek impacted wisdom tooth and cyst, pain in side of palate?

Wisdom tooth: The answer you are probably expecting is to see yor dentist or an oral surgeon and schedule to have wisdom teeth removed. Based on your description you should probably be on antibiotics as soon as possible. You will feel much better once the teeth are removed and this will no longer be something you have to worry about. ...Read more

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Just had impacted wisdom tooth@cyst removed, palate pain eased see surgeon in 3wk could u tell me wot he may of found as pain in palate is little beter?

Just had impacted wisdom tooth@cyst removed, palate pain eased see surgeon in 3wk could u tell me wot he may of found as pain in palate is little beter?

Glad: By removing the impacted tooth and the associated cyst the pressure on the surrounding bone and soft tissue (sinus) will be lessened. It is very important that you follow up with your surgeon as recommended to make sure the cyst is eliminated and the area healing well. To your health and well being. ...Read more

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Can impacted infected wisdom tooth cause pain/discomfort under chin and front of upper neck?

Can impacted infected wisdom tooth cause pain/discomfort under chin and front of upper neck?

Very typical: However, everyone's impacted infected wisdom tooth situation is different, having a professional examine the area is the only way to get appropriate opinion and advice. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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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