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Wisdom Teeth Coming In? What You Need to Know
Teeth facts and figures - NHS
Molar Tooth Pain Symptom Checker. Take a quiz to find out what might be causing your molar tooth pain. Adults typically have 32 permanent teeth. Twelve of these are molar teeth, which are at the back of the mouth. The four teeth at the very back one on each side at the top and bottom appear last, in the late teens and early 20s, and are often called "wisdom teeth. Pain in molar teeth can be caused by any of the processes that affect other teeth. In addition, molar teeth are particularly prone to certain painful conditions because of their position far back in the mouth.
6-Year Molars & Losing Baby Teeth: What to Expect
A toothache—described as any pain, soreness, or ache in or around a tooth—can be a frustrating and unpleasant experience. In addition to a sharp or dull pain, your tooth may be sensitive to temperature or painful when chewing or biting. In order to get to the bottom of your tooth pain, your doctor will consider several potential diagnoses based on your medical history, dental exam, and sometimes an imaging test, usually an X-ray. Here is a summary of the most common causes of a toothache, ranging from tooth sensitivity and decay to serious infections, like abscess formation.