WISDOM TOOTH PAIN REASONS AND SOLUTION
Is it necessary to have a third molar tooth?
An impacted wisdom teeth can cause severe pain and present a number of serious oral health threats. It is also the most common missing tooth for many of patients.
While wisdom teeth were once essential to human survival, these days they really aren’t necessary. These teeth often become impacted when there is no adequate space in a your mouth to accommodate these “third molars.”
Why does a wisdom tooth causes so much troubles?
When a wisdom tooth is impacted, it can lead to pain, infection, swelling. secondly damage to surrounding teeth, and a host of additional uncomfortable threats to a person’s overall oral health also.
If you have an impacted wisdom tooth, you will need to undergo a small oral surgery to remove it. It’s a good idea for you to become educated about the symptoms of an impacted wisdom tooth. So that you can address any issues before they cause you more severe pain or any other complication.
Just like any tooth, a wisdom tooth may cause minor discomfort when it begins to erupt through the gum tissue. This is normal and the discomfort should quickly subside usually.
However, if the wisdom tooth is impacted. What i mean by impaction that the specific tooth doesn’t have enough physical space to accommodate in jaw bone. It can also mean its stuck in a very odd angulation to be able to come out completely in mouth ever.
Particular to wisdom tooth the pain will likely to be repetitive and increasingly troublesome. its a very early symptom our patient tells us.
Most common symptoms patient may experience :
- Swollen gums.
- Extra-oral swelling.
- Half side headache.
- And or nape of neck pain.
- Stiff jaw or Inability to open also is known as Trismus.
- Sinus congestion or infection too.
- Gums infection and bleeding gums.
- Irritation to the cheeks or tongue. Please you need to be aware, an ignored or delayed treatment lead to cancerous lesions too. We do have recorded few cases in our practice.
- Tooth decay of 2nd molar tooth.
- Shifting or crowding of surrounding teeth. (most commonly when you have few specific teeth missing.