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Wisdoms Teeth Lump
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Painless : Having a wisdom tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: Whether or not you should or should not have your impacted teeth removed will depend upon your symptoms if any, your age, position and development of the impacted teeth, whether or not they have associated pathology or causing or contributing to problems with adjacent teeth or structures. Every patient is different and should have a rational reason for the removal of an impacted tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unrelated: There are lots of reasons for front teeth to crowd, most of them developmental, but removing wisdom teeth is not one of them. Crowding of front teeth is often noticed about the same time that wisdom teeth require rx, but removing wisdom teeth does not cause anterior crowding. Crowding will progress unless addressed. You have to see an orthodontist, there's no way around it. Go now please. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tips for pain relief: Any tooth extraction can be uncomfortable. The key is good home care. As soon as possible place an ice pack on your face...Even if you have to store your own ice bag in a cooler in the car. Keep ice on your face 20min on then 20 min off for the first 24 hours. Take pain meds as prescribed and limit activity. Dont suck through a straw, spit alot, slurp soup or smoke. Eat soft foods for 24 hrs. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See a dentist ASAP: 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 2 more doctor answers
Tooth abscess: An abscess is an infection and infections can spread and cause serious complications. Set up an appointment with a dentist as soon as possible. This requires professional help. If your face starts swelling, you have a fever or other complication and you can't get to a dentist off hours, go to 14/7 medical facility or the ER of a hospital. Best advice is see a dentist asap! ...Read moreSee 21 more doctor answers
Tooth extraction : is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. If you have undergone the tedious procedure of surgical extraction, this hard red bump on your cheek or knot like feeling is nothing, but post operative effects of the procedure. If after 7 days no improvement, see your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Separate issues: Unless for some unusual reason the orthodontics are applying pressure to the wisdom teeth, no. The 3rd molars are rarely involved with orthodontic appliances, and any discomfort from the eruption of them into the oral cavity is a separate issue from orthodontia. If the timing is coincident, the discomfort will be again separate, and likely more from the braces. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can wisdom tooth cause shoulder and neck pain, thyroid enlargement if not removed? Jaw hurts, teeth around wisdom tooth hurt, little appetite
Yes sure: If you are referring to the soft tissue sitting behind you second molar (last molar in the back) the third molars/wisdom teeth can go through periods of eruption and quiescence, and while trying to erupt can elevate the soft tissue physically and also due to inflammation and infection. You should have a consult with and oral and maxillofacial surgeon to evaluate. ...Read more
Bottom wisdom tooth never came in. Had molar pulled a few years ago & now having jaw, ear pain, sore swollen gum where wisdom tooth is under gum. ?
Impacted tooth: We could guess as to the cause of your problem or you could see a dentist to know for sure. I think the second choice is a better one. May be related to an impacted wisdom tooth or a number of other issues as TMJ and ear infection. Can be all related or separate issues. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago. Can flossing shift teeth positions?
My gum has separated from my tooth after wisdom teeth extraction. How do they treat receding gums?
I got all four of my wisdom teeth removed Wednesday last week and i developed a large lump next to and slightly above the lower left site that hurts.
Have an oval white lump behind my tonsil. It's not causing any symptoms, I only noticed it last month when I had issues with my wisdom teeth. It's on ?
My wisdom teeth weren't detected on X-ray last yr. Now there are hard lumps/swelling where they should be and I have tmj/sinus issues. Could it be?
There is a lump in my neck I have had bad teeth for years but here lately there is not one day that I am not in pain i still have my wisdom teeth but they are not crocked just pressing......In the last couple of days I have began to notice that my entire
You : You need to see your doctor and be seen immediately for this. In the setting of a recent infection and being on antibiotics, to now have face swelling and a "ball" in your neck, with chest pain, is very concerning for a serious infection. Please be seen immediately. If your doctor cannot see you then you will need to go to the er. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
Wisdom teeth removed 7 months ago, healed all awesome, feel a painless white fleshy lump where one of my wisdom teeth was removed. any ideas?
I'm 19 and I have a lump at the back of my mouth, It's usually where the wisdom teeth would be but I don't have them. Would it be coming through?
LIkely: Around the age of 18 or 19 is common to have the wisdom teeth break through the gums. See your dentist to determine if that's what is going on or if it's something else and also determine with x-rays if the teeth are coming in straight and if there is enough room for them or if they should be removed before you have a full blown emergency situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had wisdom teeth removed july 14th have had no problems recovered fine. Have noticed a small lump on inside of cheek near where tooth was removed?
I had all 4 of my wisdom teeth removed.today is the 4th day,swelling has been going down but theres a lump on my bottom left cheek, its painless..
It is normal: Wisdom teeth extractions is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain and swelling following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. If after 7 days no improvement, see your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment and healing evaluation. ...Read more
I got all my wisdom teeth removed 1&1/2 months ago. After the regular swelling was gone, I noticed a hard lump in my right cheek and it's still there?
Return: Please return to your Oral Surgeon for re-examination. ...Read more
I have my wisdom teeth still growing in it's been about a year and all of a sudden I got a lump on my left wisdom tooth and it's kind of squishy and when I pushed on it pus stared coming out and theres a little blood on the gum. what is this?
I had two wisdom teeth pulled on my left side (upper and lower) in Feb 2016, today I have a small hard lump on my jaw. Its sensitive to the touch.
Sensitive Lump: Where is the "lump"? Near the extraction sites? Next to another tooth? Inside your mouth? On your face or neck? Is the lump movable? Without these answers it is very difficult to guess as what it might be. Please go back to your surgeon for a post op evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
ALL.of my upper teeth.pulled 5 days ago. Gums: greenish scabs over them and are hot, dry. Pain: 4. There are large lumps in wisdom site. Infection?
Possible: See your Surgeon about this. Bony infection (dry socket) usually rears its ugly head about day 3 or 4. However, you might have a low grade infection or simply regular healing. Also, there may be debris in some of the extraction sites which causes loss of the clot and delayed and painful healing. Too much rinsing will lead to same thing. Get it checked out. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had my wisdom teeth removed 2 months ago and this morning I noticed a hard lump on my lower left jaw that is now swollen and painful. What is it?
Wisdom teeth extraction done over two weeks ago. Have a stitch on my lower left cheek on inside but it hasnt dissolved it's been 17 days and a hard painful lump has formed over it covering most of it?
See the surgeon: You should have an appointment to see the dentist\surgeon that extracted the tooth. If the suture is non resorbable, it needs to be removed. If the lump is painful, you may have some inflammation or infections at the extraction site in which case you need to be seen. It is also possible that the area is still tender but healing normally. Best to go back to the dentist to have him check ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my wisdom teeth removed on December 18th. Today I woke up with a hard lump in my lower cheek that is sore to the touch. Should I be worried?
Investigate: Call the Oral Surgeon who treated you. Report your symptoms. The Surgeon is responsible for your post-operative Care. He/she may want to re-examine you. ...Read more
Day 6, 4impacted wisdom teeth removal. Still can't close mouth all the way due to little lumps @ the back of my mouth (swollen gum?). Is this normal?
It is not normal: Wisdom teeth. It was a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Your symptoms could be a serous problem. See your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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