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Will My Teeth Straighten Out After 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.See 1 more doctor answer
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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 not cause crowded front or side teeth to spontaneously straighten, nor does it provide room to straighten teeth. Separate issues. See a qualified orthodontic specialist for evaluation and explanation.See 3 more doctor answers
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.See 4 more doctor answers
If you have crowded teeth and you get your wisdom teeth removed will your teeth straighten over time?
Nope: Teeth tend to drift forward and not backward into the third molar area.See 3 more doctor answers
After you straighten your teeth with braces, can they get crooked again if your wisdom teeth come in?
I've had braces b4, Will removing my wisdom teeth help my teeth straighten back the way it used to be? It's a little crooked I always wear my retainer
Is there anything a dentist can do to straigten them back to normal without getting an orthodontist involved. I am an 18 year old male I recently got my wisdom teeth in and in the past 6 months, my bottom front tooth and another to the side of it have go
See the ortho: It is time to return to your orthodontic specialist to evaluate what can be done to correct the changes you described. Why the concern with seeing the orthodontist? They are the specialist expert for the issue - the go-to person for what you describe.See 8 more doctor answers
Manageable: During the procedure the discomfort is managed by medications including anesthetics, making the work manageable for you and easier for the surgeon. After the surgery follow your oral surgeon's post-procedure instructions to the letter and again the discomfort will be manageable. One tip, make sure your mouth is healthy and clean before the surgery.See 2 more doctor answers
Because: They're so far back in your mouth, wisdom teeth may not come in normally. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal.See 2 more doctor answers
Supernumerary Teeth: We usually have four third molars or wisdom teeth as they are called. Some individuals may have an extra tooth or teeth anywhere in the upper or lower jaws, often referred to as a supernumerary tooth. If the tooth is adjacent to a wisdom tooth, some people refer to the extra tooth as an extra wisdom tooth.See 1 more doctor answer
Wisdom Teeth: Can erupt any time after age 17. They will erupt normally like other teeth if there is room for them and if not they may partially erupt or not at all. See your dentist to have yours evaluated.See 1 more doctor answer
Exam and x-rays: You should have a consultation with your dentist in order to determine if it looks like your wisdom teeth are coming in straight and also if there will be enough room for them. This can easily be determined with a clinical exam and x-rays. Depending upon your age and their development, your dentist might suggest removal, monitoring them or if you are lucky, no problem expected.See 1 more doctor answer
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