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Dizziness & headaches, could this be caused by wisdom teeth coming in?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Donald Cohen
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
5 doctors agree
In brief: Usually not
Wisdom teeth usually cause problems at the sight of the tooth.

In brief: Usually not
Wisdom teeth usually cause problems at the sight of the tooth.
Dr. Donald Cohen
Dr. Donald Cohen
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Dr. Gary Birnbaum
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Dizziness and headaches may be associated with wisdom teeth, however many other conditions can also cause dizziness and headaches.
See your doctor. After obtaining a complete history and physical exam, your doctor may refer you to an oral surgeon, order tests, and/or refer you to a neurologist. Antibiotics may be needed if there is any infection near the wisdom tooth.

In brief: Possibly
Dizziness and headaches may be associated with wisdom teeth, however many other conditions can also cause dizziness and headaches.
See your doctor. After obtaining a complete history and physical exam, your doctor may refer you to an oral surgeon, order tests, and/or refer you to a neurologist. Antibiotics may be needed if there is any infection near the wisdom tooth.
Dr. Gary Birnbaum
Dr. Gary Birnbaum
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Unlikely
Unlikely. Best advice is to see an oral surgeon who can examine you and make recommendations.

In brief: Unlikely
Unlikely. Best advice is to see an oral surgeon who can examine you and make recommendations.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
As impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth try to erupt and grow, the put tremendous pressure to the teeth in front of them increasing the frequency of nightime clenching and this can be a source of facial pain and headaches.

In brief: Maybe
As impacted or misaligned wisdom teeth try to erupt and grow, the put tremendous pressure to the teeth in front of them increasing the frequency of nightime clenching and this can be a source of facial pain and headaches.
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dr. Sal Aragona
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Dr. Maurice Lindly
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No. Yes.
Dizziness in my experience is not a common symptom associated with erupting wisdom teeth.
Headaches could be. The most common symptom associated with the eruption of third molars is pain at the eruption site. Most people do not have room for wisdom teeth to fully erupt and function. Only about 10% of the patients i see should keep their wisdom teeth. See your dentist to determine if you need help.

In brief: No. Yes.
Dizziness in my experience is not a common symptom associated with erupting wisdom teeth.
Headaches could be. The most common symptom associated with the eruption of third molars is pain at the eruption site. Most people do not have room for wisdom teeth to fully erupt and function. Only about 10% of the patients i see should keep their wisdom teeth. See your dentist to determine if you need help.
Dr. Maurice Lindly
Dr. Maurice Lindly
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