Can I Get Braces if I Still Have my Wisdom Teeth?

I still have two of my wisdom teeth and I'm interested in getting braces. The wisdom teeth may or may not come out. One seems to be pushing out a little. They seem to be in the right position. Can I get braces even though I still have them? If they do need to come out, can this be done once I get the braces off?

Doctor Answers 1

Wisdom teeth and braces

very seldom do wisdom teeth effect orthodontic treatment.  And, contrary to public opinion, they seldom are the cause of crowded teeth.  So don't worry about them at this time unless your orthodontist gives you a good reason why they should be removed

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