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 child, when the other teeth erupt.
Can you get your wisdom teeth removed if you have wisdom teeth removed?
there are only 4 wisdom teeth. If you're wisdom teeth is causing pain or discomfort, visit Wisdomteethsydney.com.au ...
My teeth are crooked and crowded because my wisdom teeth are impacted. Will my teeth go back after getting my wisdom teeth removed?
No, go to the orthodontists after the wisdom teeth are out.
Does everyone need their wisdom teeth taken out?
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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Can you get braces having wisdom teeth?
Yes you can get braces having wisdom teeth, and the wisdom teeth will not get brackets put on them but it is best to get the wisdom teeth removed with in at least the first year of having your braces to avoid your teeth not being able to shift correctly ...
Which teeth are referred to as the wisdom teeth?
The teeth that are referred to as "wisdom teeth" are teeth numbered, 1, 16, 17, and 32. They are located the furthest in the back of the mouth. However, do not get these confused with the molars. The wisdom teeth come in where the gums are located. ...
Can your wisdom teeth cause crooked teeth?
Wisdom teeth do not necessarily crowd teeth. Some people who have had their wisdom teeth removed still get crowding, while others that still have their third molars erupted or impacted do not have crooked teeth. ...
If wisdom teeth cause your teeth to get crooked Do your teeth get straight after you get your wisdom teeth extractions?
Not necessarily. Teeth tend to become more crowed as we age, especially the lower front teeth. This happens in some people regardless of whether they have wisdom teeth or not. Therefore, removing the wisdom teeth, solely for the purpose of hoping to get naturally straighter teeth, won't work. ...
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. ...
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What is the world record for amount of Wisdom teeth?
A person can only have four wisdom teeth.