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Can you use back teeth to replace front ones?

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AlwaysAnxious

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Ok this is weird I know .. but I’ve got issues with my front teeth because of a poor cosmetic decision. I’ve got two wisdom teeth that are functional but not necessary. Can a dentist remove them, reshape them & put them in the front of my mouth? I know this sounds crazy but if I can use my own teeth they are stronger than any crown & my gums will accept them.
Thank you!
 
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geos

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I’m not a dentist. I would think that if they will reshape your teeth, they will most probably at least need to do a root canal since they will affect the pulp in the teeth. A tooth with a root canal treatment is weaker than a regular tooth. Also, while removing the wisdom teeth there is also a possibility that they will break in the process.
 
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AlwaysAnxious

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Interesting! Thank you for your reply I really appreciate it. Be very interested to hear what others have to say as well!
 
Niall Neeson

Niall Neeson

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Ireland
Can’t happen I’m afraid, no
 
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AlwaysAnxious

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Oh what a shame! Thanks so much for your reply ?
 
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Dontbescared

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Leeds
If only this could happen but unfortunately not. ?
 
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