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How to Straighten Wisdom Teeth?

I have braces now, but my wisdom teeth (bottom molars) are very crowded. Should my dentist extract my wisdom teeth to make my teeth straight?

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Extracting the wisdom teeth would be preferable

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In most cases, wisdom teeth are an unnecessary nuisance and removing them is the best treatment option. While there are a few instances that indicate keeping a wisdom tooth, it would be better for you to have them extracted to prevent complications in the future. Talk to your dentist to see what is best for you.

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