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Will My Wisdom Teeth Are Coming In Make My Teeth Crowd
Probably not: Generally, there is enough room; if not, discomfort or pain is more likely because the positioning is wrong. ...Read more
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Can be challenging: It is difficult to know if your wisdom teeth are erupting as it is very difficult to see in the back of the mouth. However, you can tell if the wisdom teeth are erupting if you experience, soreness or food being trapped behind your second molars (usually the last teeth in the jaws). See an oral surgeon for a consultation. An xray will be taken at the visit to further evaluate the wisdom teeth. ...Read more
Is it Causing Pain?: The best thing to do is to visit your dentist. Third molars erupt at approximately age 18-21. At age 45, if this question is referring to you, it means it didn't have adequate room to erupt if you still have complete set of dentition. If your 2nd molars are missing, it can be a blessing especially if it is erupting in a proper or acceptable position. ...Read more
Pain or jaw stiffens: Many potential problems can develop due to the movement of these teeth into the mouth, see your dentist for PAN x-ray and diagnosis. ...Read more
Get an x-ray taken:
Getting an x-ray such as a panoramic x-ray will show the location of your wisdom teeth and therefore how close it is to "coming in."
normally people have 4 wisdom teeth; however some may have more, less, or none at all. In addition, not all wisdom teeth will erupt through the oral cavity. ...Read more
Variable: Sometimes no symptoms, just see it pushing through. Other times pain and swelling. Sometimes pressure sensation. See oral surgeon for best management. ...Read more
Best advice: See your dentist to have a clinical examination and the appropriate x-rays taken where the entire upper and lower jaws can be viewed. ...Read more
See your dentist: There is a certain amount of discomfort when teeth erupt into the mouth. The question is if they are erupting properly and have enough room to come in. If so then you can rinse with warm salt water and take meds like advil (ibuprofen) until they erupt. However, very often they hurt because there is not enough room to come in properly and an infection or cyst may be developing. In this case they should be remo. ...Read more
No: There is no proven correlation between wisdom tooth eruption and crowding of the other teeth. This used to be a common misconception, but has since been rejected by orthodontics. It is still best to have the wisdom tooth removed because there is often not enough room for them to fully erupt, you can't clean them, they will decay and cause pain. ...Read more
Pressure feeling: A feeling of pressure or squeezing in area is usually felt. An x-ray is indicated. ...Read more
Pain/swelling: Many times no symptoms. Other times variable pain and swelling. Make sure you are evaluated and treated by the wisdom tooth expert - oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more
You need to see your dentist to determine the reason for the pain.
Sometimes the gums surrounding the erupting wisdom tooth gets inflamed (called pericoronitis) or in other cases the wisdom tooth might be impacted meaning that there is not enough room for it to come out in a normal way.
Either ways your dentist well determine the cause and suggest treatment ...Read more
I'm 17 and a half and I think my wisdom teeth are coming. Is this normal? Should I have them removed?
See dentist: It is normal for wisdom teeth to erupt at your age. See your dentist for an evaluation to find out if you have enough room for them to erupt and function. If you do not have space for the wisdom teeth they should be removed. ...Read more
My bottom teeth are crowded with no room to spare. Will my wisdom teeth growing in mess it up even more?
No: It is generally agreed by most dentists that wisdom teeth do not cause or contribute to crowding of teeth. Have your dentist determine whether or not your wisdom teeth should come out and see an orthodontist for a consultation regarding your occlusion (bite) and the benefits of orthodontic treatment. ...Read more
My wisdom teeth are coming out and ive noticed that my teeth are getting crooked can it be the wisdom teeth pressing agains the others?
The wisdom teeth do not erupt with enough force to move the seven teeth located mesially to them. There are many other factors that go into the shifting of teeth over time.
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Yes: Wisdom teeth can be the cause of a number of problems. Ringing in the ears. Pain and swelling of the jaws, difficulty opening the mouth and eating, and headaches can be associated with problematic wisdom teeth. ...Read more
It can be: Although headaches may have a number of different causes, wisdom teeth can certainly be a source of headaches as well as other problems. A thorough evaluation with the appropriate x-rays may help determine if the wisdom teeth may be contributing to your headaches. ...Read more
See your dentist.: When your wisdom teeth are erupting they often cause an operculitis, or infection of the operculum, which is the tissue "window" covering the partially erupted tooth. You may notice swelling of your gum tissue in the third molar area. Pain can also occur from horizontal impactions from the third molar, "wisdom tooth", or the second molar from the pressure caused on the root. ...Read more
See a dentist: It sounds like your son is afraid, which is a very common problem. Let him know that it is in his best interest to take care of the problem and that you will be there for him. You might want to take him to a dentist or an oral surgeon where they do sedation. ...Read more
How do you know if your wisdom teeth are coming in wrong? Is it painful and can it cause infection?
Exam needed: The only way to really know is to have an exam by a dentist. The exam will almost certainly include a xray. Depending on your age, tooth position, angulation, and other local factors you my or may not need to have your wisdom teeth extracted. Like any tooth, wisdom teeth can become infected and may even be at greater risk for infection if erupting abnormally. You can always get a second opinion. ...Read more
Just realized my wisdom teeth are coming through and have had an earache ever since. What can I do to treat it?
My wisdom teeth are coming out, and am 16years old is that bad, or is it because I've been drinking to much milk.
Normal: They come at diff ages for diff people independent of milk ingestion. ...Read more
My top wisdom teeth are coming in, about half of each is visible through my gums. Partially erupted or just not done growing? I'm 19 if that helps
Wisdom teeth: You will need to see a dentist who along with visually looking into your mouth at your wisdom teeth, will take some x-rays to determine the development of the teeth and whether or not they can come in completely, come in straight and not cause problems. Also have your lower wisdom teeth evaluated in the same way as the lowers are generally more problematic. ...Read more
Unlikely: It has been an evolutionary trend for our jaws to get smaller, although we still have the same amount of teeth (usually 32). When it's time for the last teeth to come in, there is often insufficient room for them, resulting in the need to remove them. The smaller the jaw, the greater the likelihood of this happening. However, each case is different. Your dentist can monitor them & advise you. ...Read more
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