Wisdom teeth are causing pain?

Answer I would recommend that you seek a second opinion from a dfferent Dentist, It appears that you DO have some problems with your jaw, and should address them, but some Dentists are more aggressive and... Read More »

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I have wisdom teeth coming in and causing a lot of pain...?

I used that Anbesol stuff or whatever its called. It works to numb up like half of your mouth. Sounds like you need to get that mess cut out fast, all stretching the gums and getting impacted and i... Read More »

Can your wisdom teeth become infected while they are surfacing and if so how can you tell the difference between the pain from wisdom teeth surfacing and infection?

Answer: Clarification: 1.Does the infected wisdom teeth mean the wisdom tooth had a cavity while it was partially erupting and that there was no means for the tooth to be cleaned properly because m... Read More »

Is removal of the wisdom teeth neccesary if they are not pushing against other teath or causing crowding?

I'm a dentist.Wisdom teeth do not cause crowding. That is a common misconception.They can, however, push against your second molars and cause resorption of the roots.There are many reasons for whi... Read More »

Clenching/Clicking jaw during sleep after infected wisdom tooth removal is causing severe pain. Help!?

For now, put a cold pack on it for 20 minutes at a time to reduce swelling.From your description, jumping up in sudden extreme pain, the clicking of your jaw may have pinched a nerve. Since it doe... Read More »