A 26-year-old female asked:
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will wisdom teeth removal help straighten crowded teeth?

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Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
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 treatment later the results can be more predictable.
Answered on Aug 16, 2019

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