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Wisdom Teeth Paresthesia
Varies: The paresthesia of the lip can last from days to months. If the complete sensation of the lip has not returned after 6 months, usually a consultation with a nerve specialist is needed. Some doctors may prescribe steroids to alleviate the paresthesia. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Hi. I had my wisdom teeth out 2 weeks ago and got dry socket and parathesia. The dry socket feels ok, but I have pain in my chin. Is that nerve damage?
Need expert advice. What signs indicate dental paresthesia is going to heal, and what indicates that it isn't?
Please let me know if there is anyone out there who has recovered completely from dental paresthesia in the 3-8 week time span?
Start at about 15: Wisdom teeth eruption can vary on ages, most likely around 15 years old. Whether the wisdom teeth erupt properly is another matter. The teeth can no erupt at all (completely impacted- in bone, bone and tissue;) partially impacted- part way through the tissue or fully erupt. Many people are born these days without wisdom teeth. Should have your dentist monitor as you get to this age. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends on Teeth: Sometimes it's easy, sometimes it;s a bit more complicated. Depends on the size, angulation, location, and several other factors. Every tooth is different. Every person is different. Your dentist/oral surgeon can predict pretty accurately how it's going to go and how you're going to feel. There's no way for you to guess yourself. Just get a consultation and you'll know for sure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Extraction: Typically, if you are having pain associated with wisdom teeth, the cause is inflammation of some sort, whether it be decay or periodontal disease or another reason. Since these teeth are so hard to clean and maintain, they are typically removed when symptomatic. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
There are several...: Jaw pain would be the most common condition related to wisdom teeth. Also swelling, redness, drainage of pus, limited oral opening and fever. In addition, wisdom teeth can mimic temporomandibular (TMJ) disorders and can cause teeth to shift resulting in a malocclusion (bad bite). In rare cases, wisdom teeth erupt and function normally, but that's very unusual. Most should be removed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Only if......: People don't & can't die from not removing their wisdom teeth, whether or not they are impacted. What one can die from is any infection in your mouth (or the rest of your body) which then spreads to other parts of your body causing major complications. If a wisdom tooth becomes infected, it can for example interfere with breathing, & thus may cause death. Best to avoid risk with problem tooth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Several items: Wisdom teeth (third molars) are usually impacted (trapped in the bone) in modern day man. Several things can happen to them: they may become infected, a type of cyst and a type of benign tumor can form around them. Or, they may never experience any of the above. Usually a recommendation to remove impacted teeth is made while the patient is young...To remove the possibility of future pathology. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very common: However, the extraction of wisdom teeth involves a surgical procedure that is far from a simple tooth extraction. Many patients require the treatment by an oral surgeon. The key to successful and uneventful recovery from wisdom teeth surgery is appropriate anesthesia and finding the right dentist/surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wisdom teeth: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures at ages 15-24. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer