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how long after extraction do other teeth move

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, they can: Teeth can always shift over time, even without extractions. But when there is extra space, they move more easily.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Definitely, yes: The opposing and adjacent teeth will continue to drift or move until there is an equal and opposing force. See your dentist for your treatment options ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes...: .. But not like you might think. They will lean into the space in a slanted fashion, changing your bite and causing a periodontal problem in that area ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Usually somewhat: Not always but yes in most cases over time. This sets up a problematic situation for opening up other spaces, food impaction, gum problems, more cavit ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Dicker
45 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding: After an ext your gums in the area will ooze....Not flowing blood up to 48 hours..... Dont rinse the same day as the ext but the following am wit ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontics: Most plans are 24-36 months and it depends on the your response, your compliance to directions and how bad the teeth are malpositioned at the start. Y ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janelle Ferber-Stumpf
37 years experience Dentistry
The same day.: Your teeth begin to shift as soon as there is a change in the bite. You may not see it right away, but the process begins immediately.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Usually we wait a: Few days after oral surgery to begin restorative work. There are many times that restorative work is completed in conjunction with surgery. I generall ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Varies: This varies greatly depending on the difficulty of the extraction and whether or not you develop a "dry socket". Discomfort typically lasts 3-7 days b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
A few days of pain: Your pain will depend on the extraction itself, surgical or no surgical, and how you individually cope with pain. A nonsurgical extraction typically ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
It varies widely!: Sometimes we see shifting in a matter of weeks or months, while other times it takes years. Every circumstance is different and we can't always predic ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Berdelle
42 years experience Dentistry
Months: pain should subside in a within a week. The site where the tooth was taken out will take months. rinse area after 1 week with a mouth rinse.

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