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Can teeth underneath the gums that need to be extracted be the cause of facial and ear pain?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Impacted teeth can cause facial and ear pain.

In brief: Yes

Impacted teeth can cause facial and ear pain.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

Trigeminal nerve covers most of face.
Upper teeth are innervated by the maxillary branch (pink area) & lower teeth by the mandibular branch (yellow area). As you can see these areas extend to temple area as well as area in front of ears. So bad teeth can cause referred pain in those areas. See a dentist soon for treatment & relief.

In brief: Absolutely

Trigeminal nerve covers most of face.
Upper teeth are innervated by the maxillary branch (pink area) & lower teeth by the mandibular branch (yellow area). As you can see these areas extend to temple area as well as area in front of ears. So bad teeth can cause referred pain in those areas. See a dentist soon for treatment & relief.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Abe Dumanis
Dentistry

In brief: Yes

Need to see dentist.

In brief: Yes

Need to see dentist.
Dr. Abe Dumanis
Dr. Abe Dumanis
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