What Do Wisdom Teeth Feel Like?

How do you know if your wisdom teeth are coming in?

Symptoms of Wisdom Teeth Growing In

  • Tender or bleeding gums.
  • Red or swollen gums.
  • Jaw pain or swelling.
  • Bad breath or an unpleasant taste in the mouth.
  • Difficulty opening the mouth.

What does an impacted wisdom tooth feel like?

For some people, a partially impacted tooth is very painful. If the tooth becomes infected or causes other issues, you may have symptoms such as: pain or swelling around the jaw. red, swollen, or bleeding gums.

How long does wisdom teeth pain last?

2 to 3 days: Swelling of the mouth and cheeks should improve. 7 days: A dentist can remove any stitches that remain. 7 to 10 days: Jaw stiffness and soreness should go away. 2 weeks: Any mild bruising on the face should heal.