I have my top second molar pulled out yesterday, (i had all my wisdom ones pulled out to years ago after brackets). I am scared my face will look uneven of my jaw or cheeks on that side would change and my face would end up looking asymetrical, as the i have only the second top left molar out. What do you think? Thanks
Top Second Molar Pulled out, Will My Face Look Uneven?
Doctor Answers 1
Second molar pulled out?
If this is the only missing tooth, your face should not change but beyond the face issue you should consider replacing this tooth for support of other teeth and to prevent drifting. Options fixed cantilever bridge, implant, removable partial or night guard to prevent drifting cost range from $400- $4000. Good Luck
Kevin Coughlin DMD, MBA, MAGD CEO Baystate Dental PC.
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