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Paraesthesia - impacted wisdom tooth extraction?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possible
A possible risk. If this has happened to you, see an oral surgeon ASAP.
If you have not had surgery yet, done best by an oral surgeon.

In brief: Possible
A possible risk. If this has happened to you, see an oral surgeon ASAP.
If you have not had surgery yet, done best by an oral surgeon.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: One of the risks
Paresthesia of the inferior alveolar nerve is one of the potential risks associated with the removal of impacted mandibular wisdom teeth.
Factors affecting the risk may include the position and stage of development of the impacted tooth, as well as the skill level and technique of the dentist and/or surgeon.

In brief: One of the risks
Paresthesia of the inferior alveolar nerve is one of the potential risks associated with the removal of impacted mandibular wisdom teeth.
Factors affecting the risk may include the position and stage of development of the impacted tooth, as well as the skill level and technique of the dentist and/or surgeon.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
The informed consent should also make you aware of the potential risk of a paresthesia with the lingual nerve. This nerve innervates the tongue. The same factors as mentioned above are involved.
Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Dental extractions
The superior or inferior alveolar nerves can be affected from small amounts of peri-operative bleeding or irritation of nerve root involved by the root canal surgery.
If numbness doesn't resolve in 1-2 weeks then report sx to your dentist.

In brief: Dental extractions
The superior or inferior alveolar nerves can be affected from small amounts of peri-operative bleeding or irritation of nerve root involved by the root canal surgery.
If numbness doesn't resolve in 1-2 weeks then report sx to your dentist.
Dr. Paul Gilson
Dr. Paul Gilson
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