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Can a wisdom tooth cause jaw and neck pain?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Pain from a wisdom tooth can be referred to other areas of the head and neck region.
You should check it out with your dentist.

In brief: Yes

Pain from a wisdom tooth can be referred to other areas of the head and neck region.
You should check it out with your dentist.
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Dr. Debi Williams
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Whether it has erupted or is still under the gums, a wisdom tooth can definitely cause jaw and neck pain.
You need to be seen by a dentist to make sure that it is your wisdom tooth and not a medical condition which needs to be treated by a physican. In addition, the dentist will evaluate whether the wisdom tooth has enough room to erupt or if it needs to be extracted.

In brief: Yes

Whether it has erupted or is still under the gums, a wisdom tooth can definitely cause jaw and neck pain.
You need to be seen by a dentist to make sure that it is your wisdom tooth and not a medical condition which needs to be treated by a physican. In addition, the dentist will evaluate whether the wisdom tooth has enough room to erupt or if it needs to be extracted.
Dr. Debi Williams
Dr. Debi Williams
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes, especially if infected. See oral surgeon for exam and treatment.

In brief: Yes

Yes, especially if infected. See oral surgeon for exam and treatment.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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