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Wisdom Tooth Teething Pain
Yes: A malpositioned wisdom tooth or wisdom tooth growing on top of a tooth can cause a potential gum problem as well as decay problem in the wisdom tooth and the adjacent tooth. Your dentist can advise you of the potential for problems after a clinical and radiographic examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wisdom tooth is growing in the wrong direction compared to the other teeth, will this cause any issues?
Usually: It could cause periodontal (gum) problems, greater risk of decay, irritating your cheek, inability to close your mouth all the way, infection, etc. Have it evaluated to see if it needs to be removed. Better to schedule that on your own terms rather than waiting until it's a full blown emergency. ...Read more
Hi I am trying to find out if you need a wisdom tooth removing when the the problem is it is sharp, can it be filed down instead I want my teeth?
Yes: An impacted tooth can be the source of referred pain as well as a direct cause of pain with other teeth. A partially exposed impacted tooth adjacent to a tooth can be difficult to clean which can lead to gum problems and decay in the wisdom tooth as well as the adjacent tooth. An impacted tooth can also cause resorption/destruction of roots of adjacent teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Teeth: Each tooth is a separate individual tooth. They all support each other and work together, but each one is separate. Not. Sure if this answers your question. ...Read more
They don't push but.: Studies have proven wisdom teeth don't "push! " they just look that way. The real issue comes about from ones inability to keep them clean...Especially when they are partially erupted. Without the ability to floss them or clean under the hood of inflamed gum often covering them (pericoronitis) they will "off ;on" get inflamed and will eventually damage nearby teeth. Get the wisdom tooth extracted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: A wisdom tooth can be present at the age of 27. The x-ray you had taken 13 months ago should not only show all the teeth, but the entire maxilla (upper jaw) and mandible (lower jaw) structures. Some wisdom teeth may not be visualized on x-rays unless all of the structures of the upper and lower jaws can be visualized. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: It might feel like your teeth have shifted when in reality they didn't. The area may be swollen and tender and make it feel like that. However, to be sure, have your own dentist check it out on your next post-operative visit. Something else might have happened independent of the removal of your wisdom tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 21 and only just one wisdom tooth came out. The others will came eventually? Can this tooth deform my teeth?
No: Your teeth are already formed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I wedge something between my wisdom tooth and molar to move the wisdom tooth back? I need to uncrowd my teeth
Teeth: You must see a dentist!!Get a more detailed answer ›
I had my top right wisdom tooth pulled 48hours ago and my other teeth away from the one pulled hurt pretty bad. Why? Is this normal?
Pain: Pain is never "normal, " but may just be indicative of healing surgery. Pain can be referred to any location along an affected nerve's length. Call the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon who treated you. Post operative care is part of the treatment process. He/she may or may want to see you, or may change your post-op Meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 27, just removed 1 wisdom tooth because it stuck out, should I extract the other buried wisdom teeth? Or can I count on them never grow out?
I got 4 teeth out to make room for wisdom teeth I woke up at 4 this moring and my wisdom tooth has come through but I'm in so much pain normal?
Wisdom teeth: You did not mention how long ago your other teeth were removed. In the us we seldom if ever remove other teeth to make room for wisdom teeth. No way to diagnose or know if it’s normal or problem w/o seeing you. Take otc pain meds and call your dentist in the morning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a tooth in the front that is decayeing from old gold teeth when I was a teen how much would it cost me too repaire it and pull a wisdom tooth
I am 19 and my last wisdom tooth is growing, I can see the half of the teeth. And it hurts when I chew. It is not impacted though. Is it normal to hurt?
Don't Worry......Yet: As teeth erupt and break through the gums, food, debris and germs can lodge underneath the flap of tissue covering the unerupted tooth, . that could cause an infection called pericoronitis.it needs to be flushed out and cleaned and you should be ok ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers