Wisdom teeth get their name as they appear later in life, usually as the last teeth to come through. Often the gums don’t have enough room to emerge through, so they can grow through on an angle or partially appear. When wisdom teeth become impacted or stuck in the gum, this is when you will experience pain and irritation in your gums and jaw.
Once your wisdom teeth come through the gums, you will feel pain or discomfort often first identified in the upper or lower jaw. Other symptoms may include:
The primary cause of wisdom teeth pain is the lack of space in your jaw for the wisdom tooth to erupt through the gums, other factors that can contribute to the pain include:
Wisdom teeth movements are very common and easily treated with Wisdom Teeth Removal. If you are experiencing pain from your wisdom teeth, we recommend you book a visit to the dentist to discuss options available to you.
If you are experiencing pain or have concerns about your wisdom teeth, it is best to book a consultation with a Maven dentist to further examine your mouth. If your wisdom teeth are not causing discomfort, you may not need to get them removed. However, your dentist recommends regular dental visits to keep watch on the movements.
Learn more about some possible treatment options with your local Maven Dental practice. We recommend you book an appointment with a dentist to further discuss and provide expert advice on relieving your pain and how you can achieve great oral health.