Can you get Invisalign braces when your wisdom teeth may have caused your front teeth to overcrowd and become slightly crooked?

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Wisdom teeth do not cause crowding and I can prove it. When I was in Dental School we did a study. We took one group of people that had impacted wisdom teeth and graded their front tooth crowding. We then took a second set of people that had normal wisdom teeth in full bite and graded their crowding. We took a third sample that had wisdom teeth removed at a young age (below 16 years) and graded their crowding. We took a forth sample of people congenitally missing all wisdom teeth and graded their crowding. Know what we found? Wisdom teeth had no bearing on crowding of teeth later in life. Those with no wisdom teeth at all had the same incidence of crowding as those with the most severely impacted wisdom teeth. We developed (or perhaps a better term is adopted) the mesial migration theory. The theory is that all human teeth that are not artificially locked into position will tend to move anteriorly (towards the front) throughout life. It is merely coincidence that teeth seem to get more crowded or begin to crowd around the same time as the eruption of wisdom teeth.
Yes. Over the past 6 years since my wisdom teeth emerged, by front teeth, particularly on my top row, have overlapped. I have Invisalign now and the treatment duration is about 1 year, although the teeth will have the appearance of straightness in about 6 months.  
I have just started my Invisalign trays. My front teeth are somewhat crooked and I still have two wisdom teeth reamining. (upper right and lower right). I was convinced that my wisdom teeth would have to be removed before starting Invisalign, but that was not the case. From what I understand, Invisalign can handle a variety of cases and situations. It is definitely worth looking into as I thought I would have to have braces versus the Invisalign.  
I am 2 months into my Invisalign treatment and all 4 of my wisdom teeth are still impacted and have never caused me any trouble. My orthodontist did not see the need to have them taken out before my treatment. If they start to come through, I will have them out there and then, but not before. The extraction may be unnecessary and painful if they haven't been a concern. Wisdom teeth can stay dormant for may years and may never come through at all in some life times. My Mother had trouble for the first time at 57 years of age! It all depends on the crowding extent of the individual and how much movement there might be to aggravate the wisdom teeth. With the Invisalign treatment, selective teeth are slightly 'shaved' to create room to move, thus not pushing too many teeth back into the mouth.  
Yes, Invisalign braces will make your teeth straight, although they do not a perfect job under orthodontic rules compared to conventional braces. But your teeth will look much nicer and your crowding will be corrected.
Your dentist will most likely recommend you to extract your wisdom teeth before using Invisalign if you are an adult.
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Is it OK to get braces if your wisdom teeth may come in soon?

I don't know if it's OK. I have braces myself and my wisdom teeth are coming in right now. Unfortunatly, I have to get them pulled, if anything that's what would happen.. Answer . You should wait until the wisdom teeth come in, and then get them pulled, because the metal bands may not fit around ( Full Answer )

Can wisdom teeth cause other forward teeth to become cracked by pressure?

No, that can't really happen. Teeth can get cracked my a number of different things. No It is very unlikely that front teeth get cracked due to pressure caussed by wisdom teeth. Usually it takes a trauma to crack a tooth. NO although they cannot crack your teeth, they WILL cause pressure and ca ( Full Answer )

Do you have to get your teeth cleaned before getting Invisalign braces?

You don't have to, because you are able to remove the trays and brush your teeth, but you should have them cleaned every 6 months to make sure you have healthy gums and bone to keep your teeth from falling out as a result of desease. ---------------- Invisalign braces can be removed every day so ( Full Answer )

Can you get invisalign braces for just your top teeth?

of course it that is the treatment indicated. However invisalign charges the dentist the same amount per case so you might as well consider invisalign express which are for case that will be finished rather quickly or might as well fix the entire mouth if need be. hope this helps. feel free to ( Full Answer )

What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the third and last molars oneach side of the upper and lower jaws. They are also the finalteeth to erupt; they usually come in when a person is in their lateteens or early twenties. If you infected wisdom teeth, you cancontact wisdomteethsydney.com.au

How crooked do your teeth have to be to get braces?

it doesn't matter if yu have crooked teeth or not. if you want braces and if you are going to pay for them the dentist will put themon. sometimes if your teeth are to bad the dentist will recommend them

Is it necessary to have wisdom teeth removed if you have braces on now?

Before I had braces on, it was suggested that I have my wisdom teeth removed, so I did. It could however depend on the individuals teeth, mine were quite crowded or as they call it impacted. You'll be glad you got braces, good for you.. Answer . Very often, if wisdom teeth have no room to erupt, ( Full Answer )

If you have braces can you still get your wisdom teeth removed?

Answer In most cases, there should be no problem in having your wisdom teeth extracted while you are still wearing braces. This is usually done when there is an infection on the wisdom tooth, or when the extraction is indicated to help with the orthodontic treatment. Answer . After having had br ( Full Answer )

Why do you have wisdom teeth?

In a world where many people may have lost some of their teeth early due to rasslin' wooly mammoths or some such, having a few spare molars grow in after adulthood could be a very useful thing, so your wife didn't have to chew all your food for you.

When do you get your wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are meant to start growing when you reach adulthood,meaning around age 20 years and onwards, although it happens atdifferent times to different people. Some get them as teenagers,some even as pre-teens.

Can you get braces after having two wisdom teeth removed?

Having you widsom teeth pulled would not affect getting braces. Normally braces are used to straighten the front teeth. Besides, your widsom teeth are in the very back of your mouth, you probably would not have even had the braces go that far back.

Your teeth are slightly crooked do you need braces?

if you are over 20, probably not. however, if you are still growing or you have wisdom teeth coming in, yes. teeth shift around a lot as you go through growth spurts, and the more crooked they are, the harder to clean, and the chances you have of getting cavities or gingivitis increase significantly ( Full Answer )

Is it possible to make your teeth crooked by your wisdom teeth if they are already straight mine are growing towards my teeth?

Your wisdom teeth will most likely make your other teeth crooked if they are impacted and growing sideways in your mouth..they also make it harder to clean the teeth that they are impacted into (your molars) Get them pulled out before this becomes a bigger problem. An impacted wisdom tooth is very ( Full Answer )

Do you need braces if your teeth are crooked and if do how bad does your teeth have to be crooked?

Braces for fixing crooked teeth are purely aesthetic. Unless your dentist or orthodontist recommends them for more extreme cases where the bite alignment might be heavily affected if preventive measures are not taken. It is a matter of personal taste whether or not to get them. Honestly, if you're y ( Full Answer )

If with braces you would have to have teeth out will you with invisalign?

Rather than removing teeth, my children were fitted with retainers that changed the shape of their upper palate to fit their teeth. We cranked the retainer a quarter turn every week for almost a year. This allowed the second row of teeth to realign and for others to come down as they should. At the ( Full Answer )

What teeth are the wisdom teeth?

Most people (though not all) have 12 molars in all, but usually the very last ones don't come in until around the age of twenty. Those are the wisdom teeth.

Do you have to remove wisdom teeth to get braces?

no, your wisdom teeth wont stop you from getting your braces, the only teeth removed before getting braces are baby teeth. although getting wisdom teeth removed when theyre coming in is necessary, and if not then straightened teeth can be moved and pushed by incoming teeth, and crowding the mouth.

Can you get braces having wisdom teeth?

Yes you can get braces having wisdom teeth, and the wisdom teeth will not get brackets put on them but it is best to get the wisdom teeth removed with in at least the first year of having your braces to avoid your teeth not being able to shift correctly

Where are your wisdom teeth?

Ask your dentist about the positioning of your wisdom teeth. He orshe may take an X-ray periodically to evaluate for the presence and alignment of yourwisdom teeth. Your dentist may also decide to send you to an oralsurgeon for further evaluation. Your dentist or oral surgeon may recommend that yo ( Full Answer )

What teeth are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are molars in the back of your mouth that grow in your late teens to early twenties.. I am not any form of dental expert.. Hope I helped!

Will I get wisdom teeth?

Not necessarily. It is most common to have 4 wisdom teeth although some may not come through. Some can impact and have to be removed. Sometimes you can have extra wisdom teeth - the world record is 12! Or like me, you can be missing them - mostly one or two, but maybe 3 and 5% of the worlds populati ( Full Answer )

Do braces work better than invisalign. I have gaps in between some of my teeth and I was wondering if invisalign would work better than braces for me?

No they do not.. There are big disadvantages of Invisalign to consider. The disadvantages of Invisalign may include: Not everyone is a candidate for Invisalign . The Invisalign system is for adults and cannot be used if baby teeth remain. Children and younger teenagers will requ ( Full Answer )

How do you get wisdom teeth?

You get wisdom teeth gradually as you get older. Normally this is between the ages of 17-21 but can happen any time bettween your late teens to your early 20s

What type of teeth are your wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are considered molars as they are the posterior teeth in your oral cavity. They erupt distally or behind the second permanent molar (12 year-old molar). Their appropiate name is third permanent molar. They erupt around the ages of sixteen and twenty (depending on sex and development), t ( Full Answer )

How do you resist staining teeth caused by braces?

Tooth staining is more likely to be caused by coffee, tea and cigarettes, although some amount of staining is inevitable, and some is caused by aging. In any case, there are many excellent stain removers on the market. Also, since you are wearing braces, you are undoubtedtly in the care of a denta ( Full Answer )

Which teeth are referred to as the wisdom teeth?

The teeth that are referred to as "wisdom teeth" are teeth numbered, 1, 16, 17, and 32. They are located the furthest in the back of the mouth. However, do not get these confused with the molars. The wisdom teeth come in where the gums are located.

Can your wisdom teeth cause crooked teeth?

Wisdom teeth do not necessarily crowd teeth. Some people who have had their wisdom teeth removed still get crowding, while others that still have their third molars erupted or impacted do not have crooked teeth.

Why do you get wisdom teeth out?

Wisdom teeth also can be impacted -- they areenclosed within the soft tissue and/or the jawbone or onlypartially break through or erupt through the gum. Partial eruptionof the wisdom teeth allows an opening for bacteria to enter aroundthe tooth and cause an infection, which results in pain, swelling ( Full Answer )

Can you still get Invisalign if you have your wisdom teeth?

They are going to have to take out the wisdom teeth in order for you to have in Invisalign because, with your wisdom teeth still in your mouth after the Invisalign Tray set is all done with your teeth will just shift back to the way they were. That's what my dentist told me. It would also be in yo ( Full Answer )

Why do you have a wisdom teeth?

They are an extra set of molars in the back of our mouth that we don't need anymore. Some people's mouths are big enough so they grow in normally, but some people have smaller mouths and have to get them extracted. Hope that helped.

What to do after your wisdom teeth are out?

keep the socket clean, don't smoke and keep salt water that is warm in your mouth every hour for 2 minutes . if it feels worse after 2 or 3 days go back to the dentist as you may have dry socket which is very painful! whatever you do don't let the pain relief run out, keep taking round the clock.

Why are there wisdom teeth?

Because we we're created with wisdom teeth Humans developed wisdom teeth early on as a way to grind up thetough meat, vegetables, nuts, and other foods we often ate.

Can impacted wisdom teeth become infected?

yes, because bacteria can get down into the impacted tooth and cause it to become infected. I would suggest going to the dentist to get it checked out.

Do you have to get your wisdom teeth?

No. Most people have wisdom teeth, but in some people they never develop. You only have to have your wisdom teeth removed if they become impacted. While this is not common, it does not happen to everyone.