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I just had an extraction on the left lower side of my mouth and im curious to know if teeth will move ?
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: They can
Whether or not you remaining teeth, or teeth adjacent to, or opposing the extracted tooth will move will depend on the location of the extracted tooth, and your occlusion (bite).
Your dentist can and should advise you of the necessity for replacing the extracted tooth if indicated.

In brief: They can
Whether or not you remaining teeth, or teeth adjacent to, or opposing the extracted tooth will move will depend on the location of the extracted tooth, and your occlusion (bite).
Your dentist can and should advise you of the necessity for replacing the extracted tooth if indicated.
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Teeth do drift
The drift is only slight.
I had a molar removed years ago and it has never been a problem.

In brief: Teeth do drift
The drift is only slight.
I had a molar removed years ago and it has never been a problem.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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