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2 wisdom teeth(left) removed 3 weeks ago.When brushing teeth,hand slipped,hit the back of cheek,started feeling some numbness in lower jaw.Worrisome?

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In brief: Numbness

You may have inadvertently bumped the nerve.
It's not worrisome unless the numbness does not resolve itself. If the numbness remains longer,than 7-10 days, have it examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon.

In brief: Numbness

You may have inadvertently bumped the nerve.
It's not worrisome unless the numbness does not resolve itself. If the numbness remains longer,than 7-10 days, have it examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon.
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Dr. Robert Douglas
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably Nothing

See how it feels in a week.
If you are still concerned, see your dentist.

In brief: Probably Nothing

See how it feels in a week.
If you are still concerned, see your dentist.
Dr. Robert Douglas
Dr. Robert Douglas
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Dr. John Scuba
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Wisdom teeth

After extraction 3 weeks ago, numbness is highly unusual.
See the doctor who removed the teeth. Otherwise, a visit to an oral surgeon for evaluation is in order

In brief: Wisdom teeth

After extraction 3 weeks ago, numbness is highly unusual.
See the doctor who removed the teeth. Otherwise, a visit to an oral surgeon for evaluation is in order
Dr. John Scuba
Dr. John Scuba
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