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Question:
Open Bite caused by Tooth Shaving? I recently had a top wisdom tooth removed.

Afterwards, I had some teeth on the same side shaved down a bit to help with the change the extraction caused to my bite. Now it feels as though my front teeth and bicuspids are touching much more than my molars.

Is this something I will eventually get used to or should it be fixed. Considering that the difference is probably pretty small, but should my front teeth just be shaved down a bit or does it require something more complicated? ...Visitor from NJ

Answer:
Hopefully you are finding this annoying and not experiencing any pain.

I would assume that any bite adjustment was minor and I would allow it some time to settle in. I would probably not adjust your front teeth at this point but rather would reevaluate the bite after some time passes.

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