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Is it true that some people have two sets of wisdom teeth?

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Answered 2006-05-16 07:50:05

It is certain that humans get two full sets of teeth: "milk teeth" as toddlers and "adult teeth" in their late childhood. Most of the time 'wisdom teeth' are replaced by their adult counterparts - but because some wisdom teeth never break the gumline (referred to as impacted) it may appear as a second set when the milk set is pushed clear by the adult set.

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Will you ever get wisdom teeth?

Not all people get their wisdom teeth. Some get all four wisdom teeth, some get just one, and others have some that never erupt.

If you already had your wisdom teeth pulled is it possible to have another one?

Unfortunately yes. Some people can have to 3 sets of wisdom teeth, though this is VERY rare. Read the related links below for more information.

Do you have to get your wisdom teeth?

No. Most people have wisdom teeth, but in some people they never develop. You only have to have your wisdom teeth removed if they become impacted. While this is not common, it does not happen to everyone.

Which teeth are the ''wisdom teeth''?

Your wisdom teeth are the teeth in the waaayy back of your mouth, top & bottom. Some people lose them, some people don't. They usually don't fall out, though.

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.

How many wisdom teeth do you grow?

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Why do some adults have 30 teeth instead of 28 or 32 teeth?

People have 30 teeth are because they got their wisdom teeth pulled out. It is sometimes required for some people. The wisdom teeth interrupt proper biting form and tooth alignment.

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.

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.

How many teeth do human adults have?

The normal complement of teeth in adult humans (including wisdom teeth) is 32. Some people do not get wisdom teeth (3rd molars) and their normal dentition is 28.

Is wisdom teeth is the second molar teeth?

well it is the wisdom tooth but some people call it the 2nd molar tooth. And hope that answers your question.

When do you get your wisdom teeth?

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Why do wisdom teeth need to be pulled out?

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Do you have to have your wisdom teeth cut out?

No, some can be pulled normally like all the other teeth. Not everyone has to have their wisdom teeth removed. They only have to be pulled or surgically cut out if there isn't room for them to grow in, or if there is some other problem with them. But most people keep their wisdom teeth with no problems. I still have all my wisdom teeth, but I had several other molars pulled before the wisdom teeth appeared due to decay and abscesses. That made plenty of room for them.

What age do you get your wisdom tooth?

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How many teeth does a average human adult normally have?

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How many teeth does a grown up have have?

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Can a 13 year old have wisdom teeth?

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What teeth are windsom teeth?

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Can you get wisdom teeth after 21?

Yes. Some people's wisdom teeth come in in their teens while others don't come in until they are into their 20's. Some lucky people never even get them.

Do you have to remove your growing wisdom tooth?

It is not always necessary to remove wisdom teeth. They are often removed because there may not be enough room in your jaw for the teeth to grow in properly, and they can put pressure on the other teeth. However, some people do have jaws that are large enough to include wisdom teeth. I personally have never had any trouble with my wisdom teeth.

How common is it to be born without any wisdom teeth buds?

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Do wisdom teeth grow behind your molars?

Yes, if you have wisdom teeth. Not everyone has four. Some people don't have any. They normally grow at the back of the gums, but in some cases grow sideways and have to be removed.

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