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Can a wisdom tooth growing in cause referred tooth pain?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Danni Sayman
Dentistry - Endodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It may happen.

In brief: Yes

It may happen.
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Dr. Jonathan Richards
Dentistry - Endodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Although, i'm not sure referred pain is the correct word in your case.
When there is insufficient space for a wisdom tooth, it can come in out of position and cause pain, especially if the gum tissues are covering it partially. Referred pain means you are feeling it in another area. Mouth pain can be hard to localize, and wisdom teeth are no exception.

In brief: Yes

Although, i'm not sure referred pain is the correct word in your case.
When there is insufficient space for a wisdom tooth, it can come in out of position and cause pain, especially if the gum tissues are covering it partially. Referred pain means you are feeling it in another area. Mouth pain can be hard to localize, and wisdom teeth are no exception.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes

Uncommon but yes.
Most commonly to the ear, head or throat/neck.

In brief: Yes

Uncommon but yes.
Most commonly to the ear, head or throat/neck.
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