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The Relationship Between Impacted Wisdom Teeth, Headaches and Persistent Cervical Fixations

The study group of 100 patients with one or more impacted wisdom teeth was selected by viewing each patient's antero-posterior and lateral cervical x-rays. A control group of 100 subjects without impacted wisdom teeth was chosen in a similar manner..after statistical analysis of the data.a significant relationship was demonstrated between impacted wisdom teeth and headaches, headaches and persistent cervical fixations and impacted wisdom teeth and persistent cervical fixations. A number of instances are cited in which recurrent cervical VSC with concomitant headache were resolved following extraction of an impacted wisdom tooth.

Dawson L, Frolund S.   The European Journal of Chiropractic 1992; 40:1-6.