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DD is getting wisdom teeth - I never got mine!! Will she need a new retainer?

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Katymac Thu 01-Sep-16 22:14:05

& will I have to pay for it sad

She is getting her bottom wisdom teeth - both sides - they aren't properly though yet & I understand they may stay like that

But will they push all her lovely straight teeth out of alignment or will they be OK

Reassure me please?

Katymac Fri 02-Sep-16 09:29:21


Katymac Fri 02-Sep-16 15:38:43


prokupatuskrakedatus Fri 02-Sep-16 16:57:55

It's not what you're hoping to hear, but ...

I got all four wisdom teeth. In the lower jaw they filled spaces because I needed to have a molar out on both sides. So no problems.
In the upper jaw, both canines (word?) - the pointy corner ones - got pushed out. I'd make a good vampire.

My DD will have them removed as soon as they start to show. She's just finished her braces treatment and her teeth are lovely.

RockNRollNerd Fri 02-Sep-16 17:41:17

We're talking 30 years ago but I was in a similar situation, I went back to the dentist straight away and he x-rayed and said there was not a chance of them coming through and not pushing everything out (I'd needed 4 adult teeth removing before getting the braces) so they were all whipped out the day after I finished my GCSEs. Things might have changed but I would get them seen as soon as you can as it's such a shame if it undoes all the great work of the braces.

Katymac Fri 02-Sep-16 18:35:16

Ordinary dentist or orthodontist?

I wonder if it can wait until halfterm?


Thanks guys

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