A 24-year-old female asked:
My dr told me to have my lower wisdom teeth removed during jaw surgery bsso (no need towait 4-6mth)would it affect my bone? ive openbite/ underbite
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Dentistry 16 years experience
No: No it should not impact or affect your bone and it is a great idea to piggyback off the jaw surgery to have the 3rd out. One surgical phase is always ideal.
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Orthodontics 53 years experience
Underbite: The surgeons that I respect feel that the appropriate Rx is: Remove wisdom teeth, straighten upper & lower teeth to their respective jaws, reset jaws surgically, complete the Orthodontic treatment. Please consult with both Orthodontist and Oral Surgeon.
292 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 1, 2018
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