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Will my teeth straighten out after wisdom teeth

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Usually no: Teeth do not usually drift distally, the tend to drift mesially, away from your wisdom teeth.
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 40 years experience
Tooth movement: After removal of wisdom teeth, it is highly unlikely that you will develop a perfect smile without orthodontic support. Any malocclusion you have befo... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Sorry, no: Because of the way your jaws work teeth want to do two things to compensate for the wear we don't give our teeth, that our stone age ancestors did. T... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
No: No, you will have to consult with an orthodontist regarding straighter teeth.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: Teeth want to erupt and to move forward to compensate for the wear our stone-age ancestors gave their teeth that we don't. Removing wisdom teeth does... Read More
Dr. William Jakavick
Cosmetic Dentistry 37 years experience
Straighter teeth??: Extracting wisdom teeth will not straighten your teeth. Although pressure fro the wisdom teeth can push teeth a little out of line depending on the du... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
No: Removing wisdom teeth alone will not allow your teeth to straighten out on their own. However, if you have them removed then have orthodontic treatmen... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
No: No, but they will no longer be a possible problem for corrective tooth movement and stability. See the Oral Surgeon and the Orthodontist for your trea... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Definitely, No: Removing wisdom teeth will not do anything to help relieve the crowding. See an orthodontist for consultation and treatment.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry 15 years experience
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 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Wisdom teeth: No, removing wisdom teeth will not straighten incisors. There had to be some gaps in your retainer regimen to allow teeth to wander. Please return t... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry 35 years experience
No: Most people do have wisdom teeth, some people have two or three, but not all four and some people may not have any. Some people can have extra sets o... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
Dentistry 14 years experience
Sure...it Could: Usually, it does not cause much bother though. But, if you have severely impacted wisdom teeth that are completely unerupted, it will be a bit more d... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not Sure..: Could be so many different things. Please see a local oral surgeon for a consultation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giri Palani
Dentistry 16 years experience
18: Wisdom teeth usually erupt between the ages of 16-22.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
It can vary: Wisdom teeth are usually the last teeth to develop and their eruption or appearance in the mouth can vary. Some people may see part of the wisdom too... Read More

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