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Symptoms Of Growing Wisdom Teeth
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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.See 6 more doctor answers
In the bone as buds: By age 12-14 one will see developing tooth buds on the x ray. All of your body is embriologically completely formed at birth except your teeth and your sex organs. A developing tooth forms from a few cells....It is not just down there in the bone waiting to erupt.See 1 more doctor answer
Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth generally erupt between the ages of 17 and 21, but can come in earlier or later. It is best to monitor this through clinical exams and x-rays with a dentist to evaluate whether or not there is room for them to come in or if they need to be removed when it is easier and has less associated risk. Consult with an Oral Surgeon, or your General Dentist.See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 7 more doctor answers
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.See 2 more doctor answers
Age 16-20: The wisdom teeth develop and may erupt or grow in from ages 16 thru 20, on average. Some people may not have any but normally one has two to four teeth. Some sit dormant and cause no problems. However, most wisdom teeth can partially erupt or push on the existing teeth which can lead to damages and infections. They may need to be removed.See 1 more doctor answer
No: Many wisdom teeth develop and erupt into the mouth with little or no discomfort, while others may produce some significant discomfort and problems. Another consideration is that everyone reacts differently to discomfort or pain. What one person may consider minor discomfort could be described as major pain by another person.See 2 more doctor answers
12-19: Most wisdom teeth will begin forming in late adolescents. Today most wisdom teeth need to be removed during their teenage years for several reasons. I would not recommend leaving the wisdom teeth until they erupt unless there is enough room, which is rare today. I would have them evaluated by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. W.See 4 more doctor answers
Wisdom teeth: No hard and fast rule, my own sons came in at 15...See 3 more doctor answers
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