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right eyelid twitch related to wisdom teeth taken out
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right eyelid twitch related to wisdom teeth taken out

dear doctor,
my husband had his right bottom wisdom teeth taken out last tuesday. since then, he had this problem of lower eyelid twitching on the right side of his face. it twitches all the time. Im concerning that he may had a nerve damage due to the wisdom taking out.
thanks
dy
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233488 tn?1310696703
Your husband is experience "myokymia"  use the search feature and read about it. There is no connection of nerves from the teeth to the orbicularis oculi muscle which is what is twitching. It generally is not serious and is not permanent although it can last in some cases weeks on end.

JCH III MD
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