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It might help a little, but if your father or mother have gapped teeth, you probably will too.

AnswerWhen your wisdom teeth will come out, if you have space, they might close some gaps between your back teeth. It is less likely that they will help closing the gaps between your anterior teeth.

To do so, it is better to do an orthodontic treatment.

I had gaps between my anterior teeth, like my grandfather did. It was corrected by braces in middle school within only a year. My wisdom teeth came in and still have plenty of room. I found that my teeth tend to move outward, so I still wear braces overnight at least once a week, fifteen years later.

AnswerAlthough my teeth are straight, I have gaps in them due to their shape (normal teeth are triangular, mine are square) or so my dentist says. Because the teeth are already straight (not needing braces^), my dentist said the solution to my gaps is porcelain veneers. He also said that braces would only force my teeth together, and that they would constantly be moving back to their original place because they were already in the correct position. I had my wisdom teeth removed while they were still impacted. My mother also only had gaps in her upper front teeth, and when her wisdom teeth erupted they pushed her upper and bottom front teeth together, eliminating the gaps, but also causing her bottom teeth to become crooked. Waiting for you wisdom teeth to erupt is not the best solution to the gapped teeth, seeing as how they could cause other complications.
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Q: If you have straight but gapped teeth and your wisdom teeth have not come out yet will the wisdom teeth help close the gaps when they erupt?
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If you have straight but gapped teeth and do not have your wisdom teeth yet will the wisdom teeth help close the gap when they come in?

No, it is a common belief that they will close gaps but trust me it does not work that way. Wisdom teeth are generally removed when they start to erupt especially considering they have no function and the high possibility of them impacting on other teeth or risk of infections. It is best to get braces for gaps but a product called Invisalign will work too as another option.

Why is a wisdom tooth called a wisdom tooth?

Wisdom teeth start to erupt at about 18 years of age. Thus the term wisdom teeth.

What do wisdom teeth look like?

Wisdom teeth erupt in the four corners of the mouth. They do not follow the regular path ofMilk teeth first followed by your permanent teeth. One usually gets their Wisdom teeth in adulthood. Wisdom eruption often causes problems with your mouth. It can be painful and might need extraction if they fail to erupt in the right direction. They sometimes fail to erupt in the correct direction which causes pain as it pushes other teeth to make space for itself to erupt.

Will you ever get wisdom teeth?

Not all people get their wisdom teeth. Some get all four wisdom teeth, some get just one, and others have some that never erupt.

When wisdom tooth appears?

the wisdom tooth is the last tooth to erupt which erupts any time around 18 to 24 years of age.

Why is the tooth called a wisdom tooth?

The wisdom teeth are also called third molars. They are normally the last teeth in each arch (upper and lower) to erupt. Sometimes the third molars don't erupt (become impacted) because there is not enough space but we'll save that discussion for another question. The third molars are sometimes called wisdom teeth because they normally erupt around 18 years of age, when teens are supposed to be turning the corner to adulthood and "wisdom".

Why do people call wisdom teeth wisdom teeth?

Because they don't erupt until early adulthood -- the theoretical age at which one stops behaving like an idiot.

What is the difference between a molar tooth and a wisdom tooth?

A wisdom tooth is one of the three molars. A molar is defined as a tooth with four cusps or points, and the wisdom tooth is simply the last molar to erupt and farthest back in the jaw.

How close can humans get to Mount Vesuvius?

very close when they don't erupt. Don't u know that dumbo

Do wisdom teeth only grow in winter?

I had a tooth erupt last week, the final week of May,

Can a 13 year old have wisdom teeth?

Yes. Most people do not get their wisdom teeth (3rd molars) until they are in their late teens or early twenty's. However, some people's wisdom teeth erupt as early as age twelve. To be sure it is a wisdom tooth, check with your dentist. Edit: Yup, I'm 13 and my wisdom teeth are growing in.

What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the third and last molars on each side of the upper and lower jaws. They are also the final teeth to erupt; they usually come in when a person is in their late teens or early twenties. If you infected wisdom teeth, you can contact

Do earthquakes cause volcanoes to erupt?

i think so because if a earthquake is close to a volcano the the shaking from a earthquake will put a crack in the volcano lava chamber and then the volcano erupt.

What are you supposed to do when volcanoes erupt?

Depends on how close you are. If very close, then do everything you can to change your location quickly. If very far away, then nothing at all.

How did wisdom teeth get named?

They are generally thought to be called wisdom teeth because they appear so late-much later than the other teeth, at an age where people are presumably wiser than as a child, when the other teeth erupt.

Why are wisdom teeth so called?

They are generally thought to be called wisdom teeth because they appear so late - much later than the other teeth, at an age where people are presumably "wiser" than as a child, when the other teeth erupt.

Is it normal for wisdom teeth to erupt as early as during middle school?

Its not that common but it does happen. I myself and my daughter got our wisdom teeth at 12/13 years old, the normal time to get them is 17/21 years of age but you can get them earlier or later than that.

Is it possible to never have any wisdom teeth at all?

It is possible for your wisdom teeth never to erupt. They probably are there, but they're buried under your gums. The word, "impacted" is used to describe a tooth that develops lying on its side or in some other strange position.

Is it ok for your wisdom teeth to come out and cut through the gums while you are pregnant?

Yes, it's ok for your wisdom teeth to erupt while you are pregnant. But make sure they don't cause infection by rinsing your mouth with water and salt every day!

Why are wisdom teeth more likely than other teeth to become impacted?

As mankind has evolved over the millenniums, the human jaw has grown smaller. The third molars (wisdom teeth) are remnants of a time when the jaw was much larger. Consequently, there often is not enough room for the wisdom teeth to properly erupt, and they become impacted.

What happens if your wisdom teeth grow before the age of 16?

The age is irrelevant. It all depends on the position of the teeth and also how much room is available for them to erupt.

Within my mouth I have teeth that are pretty healthy. I have one wisdom tooth it is fully grown the others were removed 10 years ago. I am 39 should I remove it dentist think it is okay to stay?

There are plenty of reasons for removing wisdom teeth: They won't fit in your mouth and when they erupt they will change/damage your bite They are in a strange place and when they try to erupt they will place pressure on other teeth or other structures in your head/face/mouth The have become impacted, and cannot erupt, and possible can become infected and cause you a number of very painful conditions. A healthy wisdom tooth that fits into a healthy mouth probably doesn't need to go anywhere else. Happy smiling!

What age do you get your wisdom tooth?

Wisdom teeth actually begin forming before the age of 10, and if they erupt it is between the age of 17 years to 21 years. Not everyone though gets wisdom teeth and some get more than one! A widom teeth is known as a 3rd molar, they are an extra teeth, not needed for your mouth. In some cases people remove their wisdom teeth.

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. Very often, if wisdom teeth have no room to erupt, it is recommended to extract them following an orthodontic treatment.

When did the Himalayas mountains erupt?

Himalayas mountains never erupt and they will not erupt.