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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Getting Your Wisdom Teeth

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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


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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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What symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in. Can they hurt when you sleep at night. Can wisdom teeth make you get a sore throat at night sometimes. bye ??

What symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in. Can they hurt when you sleep at night. Can wisdom teeth make you get a sore throat at night sometimes. bye ??

Wisdom teeth: Vague pain, sore gums, swollen gums, earache, sore throat, pain in jaw, irritated cheek are some symptoms. What's important is that you see a dentist for a clinical exam and x-rays to determine the position of all your wisdom teeth and whether or not they are likely to come in naturally, straight, and without potential harm to your other teeth. Better to prepare than wait for emergency at 3 am. ...Read more

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I wake up in such agony. Is this a normal symptom after getting your wisdom teeth out or do I have dry sockets?

Yes and no: Without knowing how difficult your extractions were, one can't say whether your problem is normal. Pain is to be expected.. But for how long and how much depends on the severity of your surgery and your pain threshold. Call your surgeon for further guidance. It also may be a dry socket. ...Read more

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Does everyone get wisdom teeth?

Does everyone get wisdom teeth?

No: Most do get some wisdom teeth but not everyone, as well some people have unusual numbers of them. I have seen 6 of them and heard of more, and some only have 1. ...Read more

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When do you get wisdom teeth in general?

Around 17: Wisdom teeth start developing in your jaw around age 11, 12. Normally they start eruption at age 16 to 18. Just like anything else, there are variations. Someone can have wisdome teeth coming at 14, some can never see their wisdom teeth appear in oral cavity. ...Read more

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Can you get wisdom teeth at age six-teen?

Can you get wisdom teeth at age six-teen?

Yes: It is sometimes better to take them out while they are just forming. The roots have not fully developed. Without full development the procedure and healing time is faster. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What symptoms are related to Wisdom Teeth?

A few: Mostly pain, swelling, neck nodes swollen, limited oral opening. See an oral surgeon for best wisdom teeth results. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get your wisdom teeth at 13?

No: Not common. Sometimes parents mistake the second molar (wisdom tooth is 3rd molar) for the wisdom tooth. If you are not certain, best advice is to have youth evaluated by an oral surgeon for exam/recommendations. ...Read more

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What is it like to get your wisdom teeth out?

Depends: Usually wisdom teeth removal is a routine and quick procedure. Patients often choose sedation to be comfortable. The recovery can take a few days and is relatively uneventful. Discuss your procedure with your dentist. Or you can consider having a consultation with an oral surgeon. Oral surgeons specialize in removing wisdom teeth and sedation. ...Read more

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