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Can a growing wisdom tooth cause headaches even if I am without toothaches?
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Dr. David Duguid
Dentistry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Not growing
Hi. It wouldn't be the "growing" of wisdom teeth that would cause you to get headaches.
What i'd suggest you do is to pay attention to wether or not you find yourself clenching your teeth or grinding them together. Most people do this when they sleep but many also tend to clench during the day or when they are stressed, working out, or in thought. This could be the source of your head aches.

In brief: Not growing
Hi. It wouldn't be the "growing" of wisdom teeth that would cause you to get headaches.
What i'd suggest you do is to pay attention to wether or not you find yourself clenching your teeth or grinding them together. Most people do this when they sleep but many also tend to clench during the day or when they are stressed, working out, or in thought. This could be the source of your head aches.
Dr. David Duguid
Dr. David Duguid
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Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Generally, no.
Although it's dangerous to make any monolithic rules with regard to subjective symptoms, most wisdom teeth that become symptomatic will manifest their symptoms locally, and not exclusively in a location remote from their position.
So, although the pain from an infected wisdom tooth may provoke a headache, the presence of headache without mouth pain should send the diagnostic exploration elsewhere.

In brief: Generally, no.
Although it's dangerous to make any monolithic rules with regard to subjective symptoms, most wisdom teeth that become symptomatic will manifest their symptoms locally, and not exclusively in a location remote from their position.
So, although the pain from an infected wisdom tooth may provoke a headache, the presence of headache without mouth pain should send the diagnostic exploration elsewhere.
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Oral surgeon
Unlkely. Could ba a number of things including bruxism or TMJ.
See oral surgeon for evaluation.

In brief: Oral surgeon
Unlkely. Could ba a number of things including bruxism or TMJ.
See oral surgeon for evaluation.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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