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Hi, i'm 23 years old. My wisdom tooth in the lower jaw is slightly bent recently from 5 months. Can it be corrected by visiting orthodontist. Does the wisdom tooth affect the nearby teeth functioning. Could you please suggest.

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Wisdom teeth usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 21, though it's possible for them to push through earlier or later. Referred to as your "third molars, these four teeth begin to push through the skin like any other tooth, which can cause pain. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain to the teeth in front of it. Kindly get it extracted as soon as possible, otherwise it is expected to damage the tooth in front of it.
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No it cannot be done by orthodontic treatment.
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