Is the wisdom tooth removal effective on slimming jaw?
Can Brace Help Align Lower Jaw if Teeth is Not Straight to Begin With?
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Do Wisdom Teeth Removal Create Arch Space?
NO. Removing wisdom teeth will not alleviate crowding of teeth, nor will it create a slimmer jaw. It is actually second molars that cause a forward thrust on the jaws and create crowding. This is why lower anterior teeth will almost always become crowded, even after initially straightened, unless a patient wears a retainer.
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