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Wisdom teeth impacted and will be extracted in the meantime for the past week i have been having bad jaw pain & ear ache. Is this tmj or wisdom teeth?

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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
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In brief: Likely wisdom teeth

Probably the teeth, however, a natural response to tooth pain is to clench against it.
This can cause joint and muscle pain. Speak to the Oral Surgeon -- maybe they can move you up. Good Luck.

In brief: Likely wisdom teeth

Probably the teeth, however, a natural response to tooth pain is to clench against it.
This can cause joint and muscle pain. Speak to the Oral Surgeon -- maybe they can move you up. Good Luck.
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Yes, TMJ syndrome

The most common symptoms include: ear pain, muffled noise and fullness.
Also jaw popping and clicking. See your dentist for evaluation and proper treatment.

In brief: Yes, TMJ syndrome

The most common symptoms include: ear pain, muffled noise and fullness.
Also jaw popping and clicking. See your dentist for evaluation and proper treatment.
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Either

Either. Make sure oral surgeon is aware of your symptoms.
May modify surgery. Make sure you're being treated by an oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon.

In brief: Either

Either. Make sure oral surgeon is aware of your symptoms.
May modify surgery. Make sure you're being treated by an oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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