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Could the removal of wisdom teeth cause tinnitus?

Yes. Please consult with your surgeon asap to have this evaluated. The innervation to the area is of the teeth is close enough to that of the ear that some collateral effect may have occurred but likely will be transient. Read more...
Yes. I have seen this a few times. Typically it is temporary and the symptoms can be resolved with steroids or even occasionally over-the-counter nsaid's such as ibuprofen. The goal is to reduce swelling that may be compressing a nerve or some other structure in the area. Read more...
No. No. I've never seen or heard of this in over 30 years of practice. However, if you cause or exacerbate a TMJ problem with wisdom tooth extraction, this can result in tinnitus. For best results, make sure your wisdom tooth procedure done by a board certified oral surgeon. Read more...

Will wisdom teeth cause migranes?

Headaches. Headaches can be due to a number of possible causes. A lot of patients who have chronic headaches say they have migraines without being diagnosed by a md. Impacted and malpositioned wisdom teeth can contribute to headaches as well as a variety of other symptoms. Your dentist can evaluate you and provide you with more information. Read more...
Wisdom teeth. They could cause headaches, but more than likely it is something else. I would see your physician and your dentist. Your dentist for evaluation of the wisdom teeth and your physician for the migraines. Read more...
Migraine cause. Over the years, many theories on the pathophysiology of migraine have been postulated but the exact cause of migraine is still controversial. Migraine pathogenesis involves an interrelationship between neuronal and vascular components. Wisdom tooth could be a factor, but not the cause. Read more...

Can partially erupted wisdom teeth cause cysts?

Possible. As long as the embryological remnants of the tooth follicle is present it is possible. If the wisdom tooth is fully erupted, then the formation of a cyst is less likely. Read more...
The main problem. With partially erupted wisdom teeth is food impaction under the loose gum tissue such that a gum infection develops. This is called a pericoronitis and is usually very painful. Read more...
Cysts can form. Cysts can form around the apices (root tips) of any tooth that becomes infected from nerve damage. Dentigerous cysts can form in association with the development of any tooth, most often wisdom teeth. Whether or not wisdom teeth are partially or fully erupted is not proportional to the likelihood of cyst formation. Wisdom teeth that do not have enough room to erupt fully should be removed. Read more...
Yes! . Please have a consult with your oral surgeon or dentist. Any partially erupted or impacted wisdom tooth is prone to cyst formation. You may need these teeth removed. Please get a consult soon.. As the sooner the better for treatment options.. Take care..L. Read more...

Can wisdom teeth erupting cause someone to have fevers?

Yes. If an infection develops then it can cause fever. Also the pain may cause you not to eat and drink adequately and the resulting dehydration will also contribute to developing a fever. Read more...
Occasionally. If there is an underlying infection or pericoronitis associated with the erupting wisdom tooth you could have a low grade fever. Read more...

What could cause your wisdom teeth to be delayed?

Genetics. Some people do not develop wisdom teeth. Others have wisdom teeth that never erupt into the mouth. It is all dependent on genetics. Blame your mom or dad. Read more...
Impactions. Most 3rd molars that don't erupt by the age of 21 -23 yrs are impacted. If x-rays show this condition, these teeth should be extracted. Impacted wisdom teeth that are not removed can cause a multitude of problems. Read more...
Several causes. Wisdom teeth like all other teeth develop at different rates in individuals. A 12 - 13 year old may have wisdom teeth that are more developed than a 20 year old. Delayed and or lack of eruption may also be influenced by the position of the tooth, space available, as well as some type of pathology, such as a cyst. Read more...

What can cause bad taste coming from wisdom teeth sockets?

Possible causes. The foul taste could be related to a number of different causes. The taste of dried blood, trapped food or debris, or loss of the blood clot (dry socket) are some reasons why you could be experiencing a bad taste. Another possibility could be a postoperative infection. If you are experiencing pain and swelling associated with the bad taste, you may want to consult with y our dentist or surgeon. Read more...
Dry socket . There are risks associated with teeth removal like with any other surgery. The dry socket is the most common complication that characterized by dull, aching pain and a bad smell or taste coming from the empty tooth socket. See your dentist for post-op evaluation and dry socket treatment if needed. . Read more...