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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I am 20 and have 3 wisdom teeth that have grown in, but only half way. They will get really sore sometimes. What should I do?

I am 20 and have 3 wisdom teeth that have grown in, but only half way. They will get really sore sometimes. What should I do?

Evaluation: Partially impacted wisdom teeth can cause significant damage to surrounding tissues. The gum over the teeth may have to be removed, or the teeth themselves may require extraction. See a wisdom tooth specialist, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, for an examination/x-rays and the most knowledgeable advice. ...Read more

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How long can I be sore after having all four wisdom teeth removed?

How long can I be sore after having all four wisdom teeth removed?

Varies: Pain can vary. It depends partly on how difficult it was to remove the tooth. It also depends on your pain tolerance. It can vary from no pain to pain for several weeks. A dentist will give you proper medication to relieve the pain. ...Read more

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What to do if I had my wisdom teeth extracted around 15 months ago, why does my jaw still throb and ache?

What to do if I had my wisdom teeth extracted around 15 months ago, why does my jaw still throb and ache?

Wisdom tooth vs TMJ: 2 most likely causes: 1) problem with healing of wisdom tooth socket or 2) TMJ problem. See oral surgeon, if related to wisdom tooth, he/she will treat. If TMJ, you may be referred to TMJ specialist. ...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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Is it normal to have sore muscles after wisdom teeth extraction?

Is it normal to have sore muscles after wisdom teeth extraction?

Quite common: Soreness of some of the muscles that assist in the opening and closing of the jaws is fairly common after the removal of wisdom teeth. Moist heat applied to the affected areas will help reduce some of the soreness. ...Read more

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Can horizontally impacted wisdom teeth cause ear aches and loss of hearing?

Can horizontally impacted wisdom teeth cause ear aches and loss of hearing?

Yes and (no?): Impacted teeth may cause referred pain, especially if there is inflammation or infection associated with them. I have never heard of nor believe that impacted lower wisdom teeth (and probably upper impacted wisdom teeth) can cause loss of hearing. I recommend that you discuss the removal of the wisdom teeth with an oral surgeon and your hearing loss with an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat a week after wisdom teeth removal, why is it still going on?

I have a sore throat a week after wisdom teeth removal, why is it still going on?

Hard to say: It may or may not be related to the wisdom tooth removal. With difficult extractions, it may take more than a week to start feeling better. Have the dentist who removed your teeth take a look at it. ...Read more

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If my nieces wisdom teeth are coming in, can it cause fever, sore throat?

If my nieces wisdom teeth are coming in, can it cause fever, sore throat?

Yes: Chances are there is some infection going on in the gum tissue around these teeth. At her age if the teeth are just starting to come in, chances are she doesn't have enough room for them. She should see her dentist about having them removed. She may also need an antibiotic to help with the infection. ...Read more

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Taking penicillin for wisdom teeth, caught strept. Taking amox for 3 days still sore throat, why?

Taking penicillin for wisdom teeth, caught strept. Taking amox for 3 days still sore throat, why?

Healing takes time: It is not unusual for sore throat symptoms to take longer to resolve, especially if the cause of the sore throat is not one that responds to your antibiotics. If the symptoms persist for more than 2 more days, then do get evaluated. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can your wisdom teeth coming in make your other teeth sore?

Can your wisdom teeth coming in make your other teeth sore?

Yes: Yes, its like teething again but also it may be just the tissue around the wisdom teeth that are inflamed and then are effecting the other teeth in the area in the form of soreness ...Read more

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On a scale of 1 to 10 how sore is it to remove wisdom teeth?

On a scale of 1 to 10 how sore is it to remove wisdom teeth?

Varies: It depends upon the condition of your teeth, your health, and how you react towards pain.. I would suggest talking with your dentist about your concerns so that he or she can do everything possible to make things as comfortable as possible for you. ...Read more

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Would it be unusual for wisdom teeth to be sore when there coming through?

Yes.: Not only are they perforating your skin but opposing teeth may be biting on that same skin raised up by the underlying wisdom tooth.
Time to see the dentist. Can develop into an infection called "pericornitis". ...Read more

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How can I tell if my wisdom teeth are coming out or if it's just a tooth ache?

How can I tell if my wisdom teeth are coming out or if it's just a tooth ache?

You can't: That is a job for a dentist. Go tro the dentist. Do not try to be your own dentist.
If you have pain on hot or cold or chewing that indicates toothache pain. If the back of your jaw is painful that is the erupting third molar. In any case, you need treatment. Remember, pain is the body warning you that you need professional care. Do not ignore your pain. F seek help now! ...Read more

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My bottom front teeth started aching about a week ago and I'm not sure why. I have all of my wisdom teeth so could my teeth be shifting?

My bottom front teeth started aching about a week ago and I'm not sure why. I have all of my wisdom teeth so could my teeth be shifting?

A few thoughts...: Pain could be coming from periodontal issues, carious lesions, your bite, and grinding. To determine the exact cause and the appropriate treatment, you'll need to visit a local dentist for an exam. Please make the call. ...Read more

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Hello. My wisdom teeth on both sides have started chipping little by little. And due to that my there back teeth aches. I even use pro-sensitive paste?

Out: Time to have them removed. You don't use them, they are a hygiene problem and easy to remove if done by an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I need to get my wisdom teeth pulled out but until I can in suffering from migraines and teeth aches what can I do to relief this pain?

I need to get my wisdom teeth pulled out but until I can in suffering from migraines and teeth aches what can I do to relief this pain?

Dentist may: Provide you with a payment plan so you can pay a little at a time. Please ask him/her about this so you can get the work you need done now rather than waiting. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a hard, sore lump 3 weeks after wisdom teeth removal?

I have a hard, sore lump 3 weeks after wisdom teeth removal?

Go back for look: The safest thing is to go back to surgeon for a quick post op check. Most do not mind a look as it is likely nothing. If there were any post op problems such as infection, they would want to know that as well. ...Read more

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Please help! I'm having pain/ache lower right jaw, wisdom teeth?

Please help! I'm having pain/ache lower right jaw, wisdom teeth?

Dental evaluation: An evaluation with a dentist would be recommended to determine if your pain is due to your wisdom teeth, other teeth, or possibly another problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to help swelling and a sore mouth from my wisdom teeth coming in?

What can I do to help swelling and a sore mouth from my wisdom teeth coming in?

See a dentist: These should be evaluated as there could be an infection. I'm the meantime, warm salt water rinses can be helpful. ...Read more

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Are headaches and sore throat 5 days after wisdom teeth pulled common?

Are headaches and sore throat 5 days after wisdom teeth pulled common?

Possible: This can happen but not common. Contact your doctor for a follow up visit. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I had wisdom teeth xrays taken couple days ago, lowr right area very sore, hurts wen eating/drinking. Wut to do?

What do you recommend if I had wisdom teeth xrays taken couple days ago, lowr right area very sore, hurts wen eating/drinking. Wut to do?

Ask your dentist: When you had x-rays taken of your wisdom teeth, were you having symptoms associated with the lower right area? Pain with eating and drinking suggests a problem that needs immediate attention. If your problem is related to a wisdom tooth or another dental problem in that area, your dentist should address the problem or refer you to a specialist for treatment. ...Read more

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Hi I got my wisdom teeth removed 3 weeks ago and haves started getting sharp pains in the back and then turns into a dull ache is this normal?

Hi I got my wisdom teeth removed 3 weeks ago and haves started getting sharp pains in the back and then turns into a dull ache is this normal?

Back pain: You should be well healed after the wisdom tooth extraction it if you have any concerns about the mouth called the extracting dentist. As for back pain, this is unrelated to the wisdom teeth and an evaluation by your primary care or chiropractor would be in order. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience fever, aches, and a general feeling of being unwell 2 days after having 4 wisdom teeth extracted. Done under a general.?

Is it normal to experience fever, aches, and a general feeling of being unwell 2 days after having 4 wisdom teeth extracted. Done under a general.?

Not particularly: Fever and aches are usually not associated with wisdom tooth extraction. You may have an infection which may or may not be related to the extractions. Have your oral surgeon take a look and if not related, see your physician. ...Read more

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Dull ache in back top two teeth and slight swelling. Already had wisdom teeth out and everything was clear at my last checkup. Anything to worry about?

Dull ache in back top two teeth and slight swelling. Already had wisdom teeth out and everything was clear at my last checkup. Anything to worry about?

Dull ache: Your symptoms indicate an infection. This needs to be treated or it will get worse. Things have changes since your last checkup. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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My second molar feels loose and sore 6 days after my wisdom teeth surgery. Is this normal? And why?

Can be normal: You are probably missing the distal wall of bone on that second molar following the extraction. In addition, the act of extracting the wisdom tooth may have loosened up the second molar during the procedure. Everything should tighten up as the bone fills in and as the stress on the second molar subsides. Speak to your surgeon if after a couple of weeks you don't feel better. ...Read more

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How do I treat lower front teeth aching after wisdom teeth extraction?

How do I treat lower front teeth aching after wisdom teeth extraction?

Front teeth: I'm not sure how pain in your lower front teeth are related to the extraction of your wisdom teeth. It's possible you have decay or gum disease.
You should see your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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


Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Definition)

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