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Can the removal of wisdom teeth cause gaps between the remaining teeth?

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Answered 2007-08-21 02:23:51

Yes, as the teeth can shift in the bone when the wisdom teeth are no longer there to keep them in place. Yes, but in a minimal way. The gaps that can be mostly noticed are in the back area. Rarely front teeth are affected.

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