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Will my wisdom teeth are coming in make my teeth crowd?

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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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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How can I tell if my wisdom teeth are coming?

How can I tell if my wisdom teeth are coming?

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

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What should I do if my wisdom teeth are coming in?

What should I do if my wisdom teeth are coming in?

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

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How do you tell if your wisdom teeth are coming in?

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

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How do you know if your wisdom teeth are coming in?

How do you know if your wisdom teeth are coming in?

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

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How do you tell when your wisdom teeth are coming in?

How do you tell when your wisdom teeth are coming in?

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

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What can I do to know if my wisdom teeth are coming in?

What can I do to know if my wisdom teeth are coming in?

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

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What can you do for pain when your wisdom teeth are coming in?

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

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Will my wisdom teeth's growing in make my teeth too crowded as a result?

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

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