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Can leaving in wisdom teeth on one side cause uneven jaw/chin?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Franklin Allen
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is not uncommon to only have one side of wisdom teeth removed.
There may be many reasons to have them removed, but symmetry would not be on my list of reasons. Having a bottom or top wisdom tooth out though is a common reason to have the opposing wisdom tooth removed. The opposing tooth may supererupt and become a problem for your bite and jaw, or become overexposed at root and abscess.

In brief: No

It is not uncommon to only have one side of wisdom teeth removed.
There may be many reasons to have them removed, but symmetry would not be on my list of reasons. Having a bottom or top wisdom tooth out though is a common reason to have the opposing wisdom tooth removed. The opposing tooth may supererupt and become a problem for your bite and jaw, or become overexposed at root and abscess.
Dr. Franklin Allen
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Wisdom teeth have no effect on facial esthetics.

In brief: No

Wisdom teeth have no effect on facial esthetics.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The sides are independent.
Leaving the upper or lower can cause issues depending upon your bite relationship.

In brief: No

The sides are independent.
Leaving the upper or lower can cause issues depending upon your bite relationship.
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: NO

The sides are independent.

In brief: NO

The sides are independent.
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: No

No relationship between wisdom teeth and jaw/chin line.

In brief: No

No relationship between wisdom teeth and jaw/chin line.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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1 comment
Dr. Joseph Ilacqua
Not a usual complication of removing wisdom teeth only on one side. However if you have noticed a change in how your remaining teeth come together then your dentist should check if you need a minor tooth adjustment. If you feel pain in the TMJ, then you should see an oral & maxilla facial surgeon for evaluation
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