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Forum Name: Oral and dental diseases

Question: my mouth hurts. *wails*

tinksplace - Mon Jul 18, 2005 8:23 am

my mouth hurts right at the back along the left side. lower down. I think its one of my wisdom teeth :cry: :cry: .I had a wisdom tooth come through 2-3 years ago and now again. I wonder if its inflamed. I was going to go to the ucla dentsit school I hope they are free or can bill me as I have little money as it is :cry: . I might after that take out dental insurance. is ther somewhere in west l. a I can go to be seen I am taking painkillers every 4 hours cosits hurting. *cries* anyone know? when I take painkillers its stops hurting as much. even so its a bummer and all I need right now. :roll: do wisdom teeth come once every 2 years till they are thru??.not sure what to do. I don't have any id as I lost my passport. I live in l. a but I am british. :roll: [im trying to replace it] :roll:
Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Sep 28, 2005 11:42 am

Hi tinksplace,
Wisdom teeth may cause a considerable amount of pain especially if there isn't enough room for them or if they are incorrectly angled/ impacted. Most larger universities have schools of dentistry where they can provide low cost or free dental treatment. I certainly hope that you have had an evaluation.

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