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Most people require their wisdom teeth to be removed because they will shift the alignment of their other teeth, however if the wisdom teeth will not affect the other teeth they will not often be removed. Also 35% of the population will not develop wisdom teeth.

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Q: Does everyone need their wisdom teeth taken out?
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Why do you have to get your wisdom teeth taken out?

Due to evolution, human mouths have gotten smaller. Therefore, there is no need for the extra 4 wisdom teeth and there isn't enough room in our mouths. But biologically, the teeth come in and cause discomfort so many people have their teeth taken out.

When are you supposed to get your wisdom teeth cut out?

So long as they're healthy and not causing problems with your jaw, there's no need to have wisdom teeth removed. Everyone's teeth are different, so any decision to keep or remove wisdom teeth should be made in conjunction with your dentist and/or orthodontist.

Why do your wisdom teeth have to be taken out?

they dont NEED to be taken out all the time. its just that usually our mouths cannot fit another set of teeth and since they are the last ones in they are the first to go and they are all the way in the back and sometimes never even break through. some people still have their wisdom teeth it just depends on the space

Why do you need wisdom teeth for?

to eat

Why do wisdom teeth need to be pulled out?

Wisdom teeth do not always require removal. Many people have wisdom teeth that have erupted normally and have not caused any problems. In some cases, however, wisdom teeth may be impacted. This means that there is not enough space in the jaw for the teeth to come in normally or to come in at all. Impacted wisdom teeth can become infected or interfere with other teeth. To prevent such problems impacted wisdom teeth are often removed.

How long do you have to wear braces from your teeth getting crooked from wisdom teeth?

Dentists will usually tell you you'll need to get your wisdom teeth out before that happens.

What are the benefits of wisdom teeth?

Way back when, wisdom teeth were used for chewing harder materials that today we cannot digest (aka bark). An appendix was used for digesting bark. Wisdom teeth were very helpful when we were cavemen, but not now. We have evolved to not need wisdom teeth anymore, therefore they are pulled out. Many people don't even have wisdom teeth. I had three.

When does a wisdom tooth need to be surgically removed?

Wisdom teeth need to be surgically removed when they become bothersome to the person or they are crowding the other teeth. It is very painful to have them removed.

Can wisdom teeth grow heathy?

Yes. If your mouth is big enough, like mine is, there is no need to remove the wisdom teeth. I know many people who have all of their wisdom teeth, or only had 1 or 2 removed.

Can impacted and partially impacted wisdom teeth cause facial spasms?

Not as far as i know. I had all 4 of wisdom teeth impacted and i wasnt having facial spasms. If your wisdom teeth are impacted, you need to get them extracted as soon as possible

How long does the pain of wisdom teeth takes before it shows up?

Usually, wisdom teeth began to hurt in middle school or early high school. Some people have a wide enough jaw that their wisdom teeth emerge with no trouble. However, most people don't have room for wisdom teeth to grow in. In this case, it is painful when the wisdom teeth try to emerge, and you will need to have your wisdom teeth removed via oral surgery.

When can a wisdom tooth be removed?

Wisdom teeth usually begin to surface during young adulthood, between ages 18 and 22. Oftentimes, dentists will tell patients with surfacing wisdom teeth that they need to be removed, since wisdom teeth can crowd existing teeth by forcing them to scrunch together.

Ok i lost three bottom front teeth i have all my wisdom teeth can i take my wisdom teeth and file them down to fit in the place of my missing teeth as replacement or at least an anchor for a bridge?

No That's impossible youll just have missing teeth regaurdless But you don't need your wisdom teeth

Do wisdom tooth extractions affect other teeth?

No. However, not having them removed can. Wisdom teeth are teeth that are not needed. Our mouths were designed to have them but not need them. If they come in and are not straight they are called "impacted". When they become impacted they can cause danger to the roots of other teeth. This is when they need to be removed.

Why is your lower wisdom tooth oozing?

They need to be extracted, your jawline does not have enough room for your wisdom teeth and therefore behind your wisdom teeth, food is getting trapped and pus is oozing. Go to the dentist soon.

Why do you need your wisdom teeth out?

Im ten I don't have them yet

Can i eat oatmeal after getting my wisdom teeth out?

That's one of the best things to eat after getting your wisdom teeth out! It's soft and doesn't need to be chewed much.

Do you need a oral surgeon to remove wisdom teeth?

An oral surgeon may be recommended if there you are a high risk patient however in most cases a dentist can and will remove wisdom teeth.

I would like to know if we nned wisdom teeth?

No you don't need them.

What is the maxillofacial region?

it is the region in the face, jaws and any other structural part of the face. for example, if you need wisdom teeth taken out because of jaw complications then you go to a maxillofacial surgeon to check you out

Does wisdom teeth extraction require sedation?

Wisdom teeth extraction can, but does not always, require sedation. In some cases, local anesthetic in the gums can be used instead of general anesthesia. Full sedation is typically only required if one's wisdom teeth become impacted and need to be surgically removed.

Do you need teeth taken out if you get braces?

Only some teeth that will screw with the braces and need to be taken out. Putting the braces on is 100% PAINLESS. You will feel your teeth getting sore for about a week or two after, though.

Do I need to have my wisdom teeth pulled if they don't hurt?

Wisdom teeth do not need to be pulled when: 1) there is room in your mouth for them; 2) they are not stuck under the skin (impacted); 3) they are healthy. But most people do not have enough room in their mouths so the teeth grow behind or crooked and/or they get impacted and cannot grow out.

Should wisdom teeth be removed as soon as they come out?

Wisdom teeth should be something you should get out as soon as you can, otherwise it can lead to problems with your other teeth or mouth, unless your mouth is big enough to keep them in. Your dentist can tell you if you'll need them out.

When can you brush your teeth after having your wisdom teeth taken out?

Right away, just don't brush too close to healing incisions because blood clots still need to form. Be careful and gentle, and don't swish around water until 1 week after.