• LaurenWallace


Wisdom teeth swelling can be a problem for patients both before and after wisdom teeth extraction surgery. As the wisdom teeth grow in, they can push into other teeth, causing overcrowding and irritation.

Swollen Wisdom Teeth Causes

Impaction: Sometimes wisdom teeth can become impacted. In this case, they are blocked from coming up through the gums by the jawbone or other teeth. Cysts, or pockets of fluid, can form around the tooth, and in some rare cases this can even lead to tumors. As the roots of the teeth lengthen and take greater hold, it's more likely that wisdom teeth swelling will become a problem.Natural Response to Injury or Infection: In other cases, the wisdom teeth do not become impacted, and actually manage to fully or parti