What Will Happen To Nerve When Closing Space of Missing First Molar?

If the space of missing first molar is closed with second molar , will this damage the vitality of that tooth. I mean what will happen with the nerve that supply that toot?

Doctor Answers (2)

There should not be any nerve damage moving a molar forward

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There should be no nerve damage by moving a second molar into a first molar position.  You will need to have a TAD(Temporary Anchorage Device)placed first to use as an anchor to move the tooth forward without moving the front teeth back.


Sandy Orthodontist

The result of closing space of first molar

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If a GOOD orthodontist can move your second molar into the space previously occupied by your first molar, there should be NO NERVE DAMAGE.

Jay Neuhaus, DDS
New York Cosmetic Dentist

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