Top
20
Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Wisdom Tooth Pain

Share
1

1
How can I tell the difference between cavities tooth ache or wisdom tooth pain..??it pain esp when I eat or talk. Fr 3 dys. It was on d othr side bfre

How can I tell the difference between cavities tooth ache or wisdom tooth pain..??it pain esp when I eat or talk. Fr 3 dys. It was on d othr side bfre

What difference: You are in pain. Pain from infected tooth or from problematic wisdom tooth is still pain, and may feel the same. You must see a qualified professional to diagnose and treat your problem. This isn't a DIY project. Call a Dentist now, before the problem worsens. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
1,166 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?

Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?

Jaw pain: I'm not sure what your question is. Since you are in pain, especially with an ongoing problem that has not gone away for years, the logical and smart approach would be to see a dentist to evaluate the need to remove your problematic wisdom tooth and make sure you have no other dental problems that require treatment. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
4

4
What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

A few causes: Infection, pressure from eruption, tooth decay, cyst associated with wisdom tooth. See the wisdom tooth expert - oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
How can I control wisdom tooth pain?

How can I control wisdom tooth pain?

Meds, oral surgeon: OTC meds and saline rinses for now. Most painful wisdom teeth require extraction. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
Does wisdom tooth pain usually subside?

Does wisdom tooth pain usually subside?

Wisdom teeth: Sometimes they can come and go. If the tooth is partially in-you can get infection around it with food getting under it-that hurts! if the wisdom tooth is right up next to the molar in front of it it could possibly resorb the tooth that is in your mouth and then you could lose 2 teeth-see your dentist and get an x-ray asap. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
7

7
Is wisdom tooth pain connected with anxiety?

Is wisdom tooth pain connected with anxiety?

Of course: Any acute pain can be caused by anxiety, or anxiety can be caused by pain. Wisdom teeth are not an exception. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
8

8
How should I ease wisdom tooth pain with just OTC meds?

Ibuprofen short term: Ibuprofen alternated with tylenol (acetaminophen) are good for short term relief of wisdom tooth pain. However, it is not good to take pain medication long term. Please see the dentist so that he/she can assess your wisdom teeth for the proper treatment. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
9

9
Is it normal to have tooth pain after wisdom tooth removal?

Is it normal to have tooth pain after wisdom tooth removal?

It is "normal": The removal of impacted teeth is a serious surgical procedure and post surgery pain in some cases, may last up to 7 - 14 days before completely subsiding. Take NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
10

10
How long after stopping wisdom tooth pain meds can I drive?

How long after stopping wisdom tooth pain meds can I drive?

12 hours: On average, 12 hours waiting time should be enough, but medicines can have different effects on different people. So it ultimately depends on the medicine you are taking. If you have any impairment, dont even think about driving. Get a ride from a friend or stay home. This is a good question for a pharmacist. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
11

11
I am having a severe wisdom tooth pain. Please suggest me pain killer for it.?

I am having a severe wisdom tooth pain. Please suggest me pain killer for it.?

Get them removed: Wisdom tooth pain is caused when there is no room for last row of teeth to settle into the mouth, and they put a squeeze on the adjacent teeth. You can take Ibuprofen 600mg 3-4x per day, but if the pain is really from the teeth it's a mechanical problem that should be corrected surgically. Get your wisdom teeth taken out. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
12

12
Hurting with wisdom tooth pain and wondering if they should come out even if straight?

Hurting with wisdom tooth pain and wondering if they should come out even if straight?

See Oral Surgeon: May be cavities, inflammation of gums around wisdom teeth, fractures, malocclusion, etc. See a qualified oral surgeon for diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

See 6 more doctor answers
13

13
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

See 4 more doctor answers
15

15
What pain killers are best for wisdom tooth pain?

What pain killers are best for wisdom tooth pain?

Dentist decide: Wisdom tooth pain is best addressed by having them removed. Make a dental appointment to have them evaluated as the pain may have many different sources and the dentist can recommend the best treatment and medications for pain control. Until you get in, try taking otc ibuprofen. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
16

16
I feel wisdom tooth pain?

I feel wisdom tooth pain?

See your dentist: It could simply be food stuck behind the tooth. It could be the gum tissue getting squished between the top tooth and the bottom tooth. It could be the beginning of an infection. An evaluation by your dentist is the best way to figure out which of these is causing your problem. In the mean time warm salt water rinses may help flush out anything that is caught back there and make it feel better. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
17

17
How can I ease wisdom tooth pain?

OTC Pain meds: ..Until you can get to your dentist to determine if that tooth needs to be extracted. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
How long does wisdom tooth pain last?

How long does wisdom tooth pain last?

It depends: Without knowing how badly were the wisdom teeth and how extensive was the surgery, it would be hard to say for sure, for simple extractions the pain may last a few days, for more complicated impacted teeth, the pain may last a few weeks to subside, assuming you are not getting an infection. It is important to seek highly skilled oral surgeons for deep impacted wisdom teeth. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
19

19
How Long Does Wisdom Tooth Pain Last?

????: Do you mean after surgery? Or just painful. If a wisdom tooth is painful, you'll likely have intermittent pain until removed. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
20

20
How can I deal with wisdom tooth pain?

Dentist: See a dentist as soon as you can. They can determine the source of the pain and treat it accordingly. Untill you are able to see them use some over the counter pain medications. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers