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Why does orthodonttist push getting wisdom teeth out?

Why does orthodonttist push getting wisdom teeth out?

WISDOM TEETH: Even if your wisdom teeth aren't causing any pain or other problems, they may cause problems at some point. The most common problems are decay, infection and crowding or damage to other teeth. Teeth next to the wisdom teeth are more prone to developing gum problems. Your orthodontist does not want you to spend all of that money and then have your teeth shift. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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 teeth out for braces hurt?

Does getting teeth out for braces hurt?

It shouldn't: You should be fine if proper topical anesthesia is placed first, followed by local anesthesia. ...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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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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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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Could getting your wisdom teeth out hurt?

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Could getting your wisdom teeth out hurt?

Relatively painless: Fortunately, modern anesthetics allow wisdom teeth surgery to be done virtually pain-free and worry free. With the profound local anesthesia and IV sedation you will have no recall of the events of the dental treatment/oral surgery or experience any pain. ...Read more

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How much does getting your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

How much does getting your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

Some discomfort: You should not feel any pain during wisdom tooth extraction. The dentist can use nitrous oxide, local anesthetic, or even IV sedation to make it an easy experience for you. After extraction, the dentist will give you a prescription for a few days to ease the pain. You will feel some discomfort for a couple weeks but it should improve gradually daily. It's not as bad as people make it out to be. ...Read more

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How much does getting your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

How much does getting your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

IT depends: On the difficulty of the extractions and the patients tolerance to pain. Every one and every situation is different. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do teeth straighten out after removing wisdom teeth?

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 before will remain after the surgery. However you can get braces at any age. Orthodontic consults are usually complimentary. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what will happen if I have crowded teeth but get braces without extracting my teeth?

Dental experts! what will happen if I have crowded teeth but get braces without extracting my teeth?

Evaluation: An orthodontist will measure the size of your teeth and the size of the bone to support your teeth. If there's enough bone, teen can be straightened without ext factions. If there's a mismatch, extractions may be necessary. Can't put a quart and a half into a quart container. If teeth expanded beyond their bone support they created permanent bone loss. ...Read more

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Does having wisdom teeth pulled allow crowded teeth to straighten?

Does having wisdom teeth pulled allow crowded teeth to straighten?

Sorry, no: Teeth want to move forward, not back. Having wisdom teeth removed will not uncrowd your front teeth. You'll need the help of an orthodontic specialist to do that. Why not call your dentist's favorite orthodontist for an examination and a discussion of treatment options. ...Read more

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Does it hurt getting teeth pulled? I have to get 7 teeth pulled my wisdoms and some molars because there decayed. There putting me under.

Does it hurt getting teeth pulled? I have to get 7 teeth pulled my wisdoms and some molars because there decayed. There putting me under.

Probably not: With local anesthetic and sedation you should not feel pain and will probably not remember much. Afterwards you should have some pain meds to to control any post op pain. Ask your dentist what to expect after your done. ...Read more

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When should you get wisdom teeth pulled out?

When should you get wisdom teeth pulled out?

Early: The safest time is mid teens. The roots have not fully formed and the risks are lower. Some wisdom teeth do not require removal. The best bet is to seek an evaluation by a board certified oral surgeon who can examine and give the options. ...Read more

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Can getting braces, maybe when my wisdom teeth erupt, hurt?

Can getting braces, maybe when my wisdom teeth erupt, hurt?

Separate issues: Unless for some unusual reason the orthodontics are applying pressure to the wisdom teeth, no. The 3rd molars are rarely involved with orthodontic appliances, and any discomfort from the eruption of them into the oral cavity is a separate issue from orthodontia. If the timing is coincident, the discomfort will be again separate, and likely more from the braces. Good luck! ...Read more

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Getting wisdom teeth (all under gums) cut out. What to expect?

Ask The Dr: My best advise is to ask the oral surgeon/doctor who will be performing hte proceedure. It will depend on many factors..Are the wisdom teeth impacted? Are they using local/general anesthesia? ...Read more

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Why do my other teeth hurt after wisdom tooth extraction?

Why do my other teeth hurt after wisdom tooth extraction?

Referred Pain: Pain from the extraction site may be referred down the nerve trunk that innervates the other teeth. In addition, pressure from the actual extraction may have inflamed the adjacent teeth. Pain meds should help your discomfort, and a call to your surgeon is in order if they don't. ...Read more

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Does pulling out baby teeth really make permanent teeth grow faster?

Does pulling out baby teeth really make permanent teeth grow faster?

Teeth: Kinda. The permanent teeth will not grow any faster; however, if the root of the tooth is 2/3 of the way grown then it will erupt quicker once the baby tooth is removed. If the baby tooth is removed too early and the permanent tooth has not developed 2/3 of the root then you will wait a long time for the permanent tooth to erupt. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm getting wisdom teeth out this thursday do dentis use a general needle cause I am getting wisdom teeth out?

What to do if i'm getting wisdom teeth out this thursday do dentis use a general needle cause I am getting wisdom teeth out?

Wisdom: Teeth can be taken out under sedation or just local anesthetic. It is up to you so discuss with your dentist. All of my wisdom tooth cases are done under local so that the patient is better able to take care of themselves and have less post op problems. ...Read more

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Tooth getting crocked cause of wisdom teeth? How long before they really get messed up?

They already are: Poor wisdom teeth get blamed for lower anterior crowding, when in reality research shows they contribute maybe 10% to incisor instability. If your teeth are shifting you already have a lot of problems that need immediate care. Call an Orthodontic Specialist now. Initial exam usually free or modest cost. Get all the facts to help you make a decision. The longer you wait, the more it will cost. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my other teeth feel pain after wisdom teeth removal?

Root exposure: Root exposure is a common problem with wisdom teeth removal, particularly the back sides of the second molars just in front of the wisdom teeth that were removed. In time, the bone levels fill in the socket and these exposed root surfaces are again covered by new bone. Using a good renameling or sensitivity toothpaste is often helpful in reducing the tooth pain during healing. ...Read more

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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more