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Hi. Just today, I have extracted my all four of my wisdom teeth. My age is 14 and my teeth are lil messy. Is it safe to apply braces any time soon?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery

It will probably be OK to have braces placed 2 weeks post-op.
Make sure you're seeing an Orthodontic Specialist.

In brief: Surgery

It will probably be OK to have braces placed 2 weeks post-op.
Make sure you're seeing an Orthodontic Specialist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Howard Schneider
Dentistry - Pediatric
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In brief: Give it 4-6 weeks

You can get some of the preliminary planning for braces done while you are waiting for the extraction sites to heal, but I would wait 4-6 weeks before your orthodontist takes impressions or puts braces on.

In brief: Give it 4-6 weeks

You can get some of the preliminary planning for braces done while you are waiting for the extraction sites to heal, but I would wait 4-6 weeks before your orthodontist takes impressions or puts braces on.
Dr. Howard Schneider
Dr. Howard Schneider
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: No

No. Too soon. Your orthodontist routinely applies braces after extraction of wisdom teeth.
Ask for his/her protocol.

In brief: No

No. Too soon. Your orthodontist routinely applies braces after extraction of wisdom teeth.
Ask for his/her protocol.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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