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Want to know do wisdom teeth push other teeth out of alignment?

Want to know do wisdom teeth push other teeth out of alignment?

50/50 research: It was once thought wisdom teeth push ; crowd teeth. Research showed that, with or without wisdom teeth extraction, crowding of teeth occurred at almost 50/50% chance. When they have functional space, keeping wisdom teeth is acceptable. However, wisdom teeth that are non-functional or in insufficient space, often cause many problems. Most dentists offer extraction as a choice because of this. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Does getting your wisdom teeth out hurt all the much?

Does getting your wisdom teeth out hurt all the much?

Post-operatively?: This depends entirely on a combination of factors: type of impaction, age, inflammatory response to surgery, intra-op and post-op medication regimen, state-of-mind, pain tolerance level, skill level of surgeon, instrumentation used (piezosurgery) and following post-op instructions are some of those factors. The process itself couldn't be more pleasant or simple with sedation/general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Do you have to pull out all your baby teeth, or can you leave whichever ones don't fall out?

Do you have to pull out all your baby teeth, or can you leave whichever ones don't fall out?

Talk to your dentist: Don't know how old you are or if there are other medical conditions; but would recommend that you discuss with your dentist if > 12 Y.O. ...Read more

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Will all my baby teeth fall out eventually?

Will all my baby teeth fall out eventually?

Yes, but...: They will all fall out if there is a permanent tooth under it to replace it. If there is no permanent tooth or the permanent tooth is in the wrong position the baby tooth may not come out on its own. If you are concerned you can see a dentist for x-rays to determine where you stand. ...Read more

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How come dentists recommend that you get your wisdom teeth out before you turn 21?

How come dentists recommend that you get your wisdom teeth out before you turn 21?

Wisdom teeth: Around the ages of 16-21ish are usually not fully developed - where they haven't reached their full root length. This has "anatomic advantages" that can reduce potential compliations. Since many times they don't have room to emerge, the longer their roots are allowed to grow to full maturity length, the closer to an important sensory nerve (bottom ones) and to the sinus (upper ones) they can get. ...Read more

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Can cocaine make your teeth fall out ?

Can cocaine make your teeth fall out ?

Cocaine & tooth loss: Cocaine cannot make your teeth fall out although it is acidic in nature, behavioral changes that go along with addiction are what leads to dental and health problems due to neglect. ...Read more

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Will my teeth not fall out if I start flossing?

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Will my teeth not fall out if I start flossing?

Might help: Regular check ups and a daily, proper home hygiene routine (flossing and brushing), balanced diet will prevent gum disease and tooth loss. See your dentist foe consultation. ...Read more

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For what reasons do we need to get our wisdom teeth pulled?

For what reasons do we need to get our wisdom teeth pulled?

A few more to add...: Adjacent tooth damage/loss, localized periodontal disease (and its known correlation with cardiovascular risks), additional pathology - tumors, dental arch crowding/teeth shifting, abscesses that can threaten airway (ludwigs angina), recurrent headaches. Here is a good top 10 reasons hit list to view: http://wisdomteethchicago.Net/top-ten-important-reasons-to-have-your-wisdom-teeth-removed/. ...Read more

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Need expert opinion on when getting your wisdom teeth pulled out do you go under some kind of sleep?

Need expert opinion on when getting your wisdom teeth pulled out do you go under some kind of sleep?

Depends: If you want that, talk to your dentist. Often, the wisdom teeth are above the gumline and can be quickly and easily removed, using regular local anesthetic. If difficult removal (if impacted, under the gumline) then you may be more comfortable being asleep. ...Read more

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Can your tooth fall out while you are asleep?

Yes: It must be very loose to do this. See your dentist to evaluate your situation. ...Read more

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Flossing don't seem to get all the bits out in my teeth. Now what?

Flossing don't seem to get all the bits out in my teeth. Now what?

See a local dentist: You may cave cavities. If you do, your teeth need to be restored so that the floss will work properly. Floss will not clean out a carious lesion, only help prevent them. ...Read more

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Do your teeth spread out more when wisdom teeth get pulled?

Do your teeth spread out more when wisdom teeth get pulled?

Wisdom teeth/spacing: The teeth immediately in front of the wisdom teeth are lmulti-rooted molars that are very difficult to move. So if teeth spread out, it's not due to the removal of the wisdom teeth.If a tooth closer to the front of the mouth with a single root is removed, there may be some spacing. ...Read more

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Do molars get loose and fall out when you are 9 years old?

Do molars get loose and fall out when you are 9 years old?

Yes....: They are called primary (or baby) molars. When was your (or your child's) last dental checkup? Make sure you (and your child) are going every six months. If you have a question or a concern or just want to be sure everything is ok, have it checked out now. ...Read more

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Do I have to pull out teeth to put full denture?

Do I have to pull out teeth to put full denture?

Usually: In some cases teeth can be left in if smoothed off at the gum line but this not usually the case. Usually all teeth are removed, unless the roots are kept for what is called an over denture. When roots are kept bone height is kept and the teeth may be used to retain the denture as well. ...Read more

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Why do persons take out their wisdom teeth? Aside from the pain?

Why do persons take out their wisdom teeth? Aside from the pain?

Good question: I am not a dentist, but I remember what my oral surgeon told me when I had my wisdom teeth removed. He said they have a tendency to result in odontogenic infections if left in place. So their extraction is preventative. The infection can spread to the jaw and cause osteomyelitis or enter the bloodstream and cause systemic illness. ...Read more

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My teeth are falling out why. I have good teeth>?

My teeth are falling out why. I have good teeth>?

Unsupervised: Sounds like it's been quite a while since your last check up and even though your teeth may be healthy, the bone/gum around the teeth is receding in response to infection. Please see your c dentist asap and ask if referral to periodontist is advisable. ...Read more

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2nd molars on top loose after wisdom teeth extraction? Are they going to fall out? also I grind my teeth at night to prevent Molar falling out????????

2nd molars on top loose after wisdom teeth extraction? Are they going to fall out? also I grind my teeth at night to prevent Molar falling out????????

Loose teeth: Grinding your teeth will only loosen them, not tighten them. To determine proper treatment for loose teeth requires first determining cause. May be malocclusion, tooth infection, gum infection, sinus infection, parafunctional habits, etc. See your General Dentist to start. Specialty referral may be prudent. ...Read more

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How do I figure out what is that blue stuff the orthodontis put on your back teeth when you get braces?

How do I figure out what is that blue stuff the orthodontis put on your back teeth when you get braces?

Ask: To be sure, ask your treating Dentist or Orthodontic Specialist. It's probably band cement placed on the chewing surface of back teeth to create a Bite Turbo. It's designed to temporarily open your bite, preventing you from over-closing into your new braces and knocking the braces loose. It will wear down with time, or the Dentist orOrthodontist will remove it when no longer required. ...Read more

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What do they put in the holes of your mouth if you get your teeth pulled before braces?

What do they put in the holes of your mouth if you get your teeth pulled before braces?

Nothing: That's the beauty of nature and the human body. The socket fills with a clot and that eventually turns in to bone. Nothing else is needed! ...Read more

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Want to know do they always have to pull some teeth out before braces ?

Want to know do they always have to pull some teeth out before braces ?

Nope: Extraction of teeth is determined on a case by case basis by your orthodontist. Many factors are taken into consideration, including facial profile and the amount of room available in your jaws for the proper alignment of your teeth. Speak to your orthodontist regarding what is best for your situation. ...Read more

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