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Why are wisdom teeth called wisdom teeth?

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Because by the time you get them, you are old enough and smart enough to grab pliers and rip them out yourself instead going to the dentist and giving them a ridiculous amount to do it when you have all of the tools to do so in your shed.
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What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the third and last molars on  each side of the upper and lower jaws. They are also the final  teeth to erupt; they usually come in when a person is in their

Why do you have wisdom teeth?

In a world where many people may have lost some of their teeth early due to rasslin' wooly mammoths or some such, having a few spare molars grow in after adulthood could be a

When do you get your wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are usually defined to be the third set of molars that  appears around the age of 20. It can happen at different times to  different people though. If you're co

Where are your wisdom teeth?

 Ask your dentist about the positioning of your wisdom teeth. He or  she may take an X-ray  periodically to evaluate for the presence and alignment of your  wisdom teeth.

Why are wisdom teeth so called?

They are generally thought to be called wisdom teeth because they appear so late - much later than the other teeth, at an age where people are presumably "wiser" than as a chi

How do you get wisdom teeth?

You get wisdom teeth gradually as you get older. Normally this is between the ages of 17-21 but can happen any time bettween your late teens to your early 20s

Why do you get wisdom teeth out?

Wisdom teeth also can be impacted -- they are  enclosed within the soft tissue and/or the jawbone or only  partially break through or erupt through the gum. Partial eruption

Why do you have a wisdom teeth?

They are an extra set of molars in the back of our mouth that we don't need anymore. Some people's mouths are big enough so they grow in normally, but some people have smaller

What to do after your wisdom teeth are out?

keep the socket clean, don't smoke and keep salt water that is warm in your mouth every hour for 2 minutes . if it feels worse after 2 or 3 days go back to the dentist as you

Why are there wisdom teeth?

Because we we're created with wisdom teeth Humans developed wisdom teeth early on as a way to grind up the  tough meat, vegetables, nuts, and other foods we often ate.