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Can a Wisdom Tooth Cause Deafness or Blindness when Extracted?

Photo credit: amanda dias / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND

Photo credit: amanda dias / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND

The pain that you feel in your head, back, shoulders, and jaw may occur because of problems with your wisdom teeth. Also called the third molars, they sit at the end of each row of teeth and usually come in during the teenage years. As you have limited space in your mouth, those teeth can come in at an angle or become impacted, which will cause pain and inflammation. Even if you never had any problems when those teeth come in, you may suffer from problems later that requires the removal of those teeth. Many wonder about the potential side effects and if wisdom teeth extraction can cause deafness or blindness.

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