Is It Possible To Lose Malar or Cheek Bone After Wisdom Teeth Extraction?

Hello I dont know how it is possible, but since my wisdom teeth operation, my cheekbones look thinner as if my malar bones were resorbed. I knew that the jaw bones could be reduced after teeth extraction, but for wisdom teeth extraction too? And what about the cheek bones? thanks

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Cheek bones look smaller after wisdom teeth extraction

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In years past, it was a trend to have back teeth removed to give a gaunt look for those in the modeling world. Removal of your wisdom teeth should not change your facial profile significantly. Perhaps, you lost weight during the healing time.


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