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i had my wisdom teeth removed will the remaining crowded teeth spread backwards by themselves

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Dr. Teresa Carson
33 years experience Pediatrics
Probably: Likely now that there is space, the teeth will adjust to more space.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Murray
14 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom teeth: Maybe but not necessarily. There are a lot of unknown factors here. If all the crowding is in the front, then it's unlikely that your front teeth coul ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Epstein
23 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Soon...: It all depends on what you refer to as normal. I usually tell my patients who have impacted wisdom teeth removed to stick to a soft food diet; scrambl ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
Dry Socket?: See the dentist or surgeon who removed the teeth--you may have a dry socket. Dry sockets are very painful and without treatment can last several weeks ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Waggle
28 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket: Dissolvable stitches typically take 4-10 days to dissolve. As long as the clot has been retained ( the dark blob in the socket), you should be healin ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Any time: This includes crunchy foods, such as nuts, chips and raw vegetables.
A female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: No, cannot grow back. If you had an extra tooth (supernumerary) that was not removed, that one could emerge. For best results with wisdom teeth, make ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Extraction Pain: After a week you should for the most part be healed, but without knowing if this was a surgical extraction with a soft tissue flap and bone removal, i ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Muscles are pulled and stretched during the procedure. Speak to your surgeon if it persists.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Tooth: Sometimes we will not take out all the wisdom teeth especially if one is to near the sinus or to near the lower nerve. If it comes in and you can keep ... Read More

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