Are My Wisdom Teeth Are Causing My Teeth To Shift?
Recently, a patient was referred to me for extraction of his lower wisdom teeth because his primary dentist told him they would cause his bottom front teeth to move. Often I will have patients express the same concern to me (or more often their parents.) So where did this idea come from? Does it really happen? Crowded lower anterior incisors Wisdom teeth are the third molars, or the very last tooth in the back of your jaw. Back in the 1960's the idea that wisdom teeth cause c