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Two teeth growing out my gums

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Carly101x

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May 26, 2019
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Bristol
So I have two sharp teeth growing and I was meant to have braces at 15 but at the time I didn’t regularly brush my teeth and I had to brush more but since then I haven’t been able to afford braces and I’m 19 and they are affecting my gums because they are making me feel sore but what do I need to do?

Do you think I could leave them and they will grow down on their own or will I need them taken out
 

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Mike

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They won't come all the way in on their own as there is no space. Getting them removed would certainly be an option but it's never too late to get braces so don't rush into making that decision as canine teeth are considered quite important. The gum will be a bit tender around them because of the position they're in but just make sure and brush gently in that area.
 
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geos

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Joined
Dec 22, 2011
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Location
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The best would be to see a dentist and/or orthodontist who can tell you what are your options. Once you know your options, it would be easier for you to decide what you want to do.
 
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