What does pain from impacted wisdom tooth feel like? In addition to a sharp ache at the location of the wisdom tooth, you may also experience a range of other painful symptoms due to an impacted wisdom tooth including: Pain that radiates from the tooth down the jaw and to the neck. Swollen or tender gums. Swelling in the jaw.
What can happen if impacted wisdom teeth are not removed? If they aren’t able to emerge normally, wisdom teeth become trapped (impacted) within your jaw. Sometimes this can result in infection or can cause a cyst that can damage other teeth roots or bone support.
How long does it take for an impacted wisdom tooth to come in? How long do wisdom teeth take to come through the gum? Wisdom teeth normally start to erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. However, the process does not happen at the same pace for everyone. In fact, it can take years for the wisdom teeth to fully emerge through the gums or they may never erupt at all.
Can impacted wisdom tooth resolve itself? If you find yourself suffering any of the above symptoms, don’t delay a visit to your dentist’s office. An impacted tooth will virtually never fix itself, so make the call today!