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3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago. Can flossing shift teeth positions?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: No

Flossing will, if anything, tighten teeth by improving gum/bone health.
If you think teeth are shifting see your General Dentist and/or Oral Surgeon for a review of your occlusion.

In brief: No

Flossing will, if anything, tighten teeth by improving gum/bone health.
If you think teeth are shifting see your General Dentist and/or Oral Surgeon for a review of your occlusion.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Flossing will not cause your teeth to shift.

In brief: No

Flossing will not cause your teeth to shift.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: The opposite is true

flossing your teeth after a meal can help to prevent gum disease and teeth to shift.

In brief: The opposite is true

flossing your teeth after a meal can help to prevent gum disease and teeth to shift.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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