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I am 48 years old and I am now getting my fourth wisdom tooth.

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Why is a wisdom tooth called a wisdom tooth?

Wisdom teeth start to erupt at about 18 years of age. Thus the term wisdom teeth.


When wisdom tooth appears?

the wisdom tooth is the last tooth to erupt which erupts any time around 18 to 24 years of age.


When can you smoke after having a wisdom tooth removed?

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Can you get your wisdom teeth at 10 years old?

im 10 and i have a tooth in the very back its has part of a gum on it. I call it like half gum half tooth. it hurts :( . im not sure if its a wisdom tooth Ok i added some here,Me too i got the same problem as you as idk whether i have a wisdom tooth or not,i checked everywhere but people says,its "Your 12-molar",and some says,"yes,its possible to get a wisdom tooth in ur age"Im 10 too!:( but it does not hurt for mine,if i have a wisdom teeth...i will shock out like crazy.. I'm 10 and i don't know if i have a wisdom tooth it doesn't hurt but i don't know i asked my mom she said its just a molar. But I'm so scared it might be a wisdom tooth. I hope its not because i hope i don't get it pulled out.


How long does it take for a wisdom tooth to grow through the gum?

5 years for them to fully grow through! 5 years for them to fully grow through!


If a second molar tooth has been pulled can it be possible that it will be filled with a new wisdom tooth that is slowly coming in and will it slowly fill the gap?

I had my molar pulled 10 - 15 years ago and my wisdom tooth did come down and fill in the space. It is slightly slanted but I have never had any problems with it. It is possible for a wisdom tooth to eventually erupt into the space but they will generally come in at a slant and create problems with the health of the gums. This slanting causes a large space that is very difficult to keep clean and we usually see advance bone loss happen in this are that can affect the existing 1st molor as well. In today's world the best alternative would be a dental implant to replace the extracted 2nd molar.


Can a 43 year old man have a wisdom tooth come in?

maybe some people are not sure of it maybe you bit your gum or something. Yesterday, my dental X-rays found a new wisdom tooth growing in my jaw. I am 53 years old. Is this a common occurence?


When will wisdom teeth start to grow?

There isn't much of an answer to that. They can grow at any time in your life my sister is ten years old and she already has a wisdom tooth and my dad is 50 and he has had none. Hope this helps you !


I'm 14 years old i've experienced a growth spurt at the age of 12.5 and i'm 5'6 is it possible for me to hit another growth spurt?

If you are 14 and experience a growth spurt at 12.5 years old, it is possible you will hit another growth spurt. If you are 5'6, it is possible you will gain several more inches.


Lower left wisdom tooth was removed in the beginning of the treatment cuz it grew to the 7th toothTo Pull out left side wisdom tooth before placing the lower mandible bracesor to put the braces or a?

I am 20 years old,i have placed braces on the upper mandible.My lower left wisdom tooth was removed in the beginning of the treatment because it grew to the seventh tooth.What should i do?To Pull out left side wisdom tooth before placing the lower mandible braces,or to put the braces and after the treatment to pull it out (daemon system self-ligating)


Can you get wisdom teeth at age 56 years young?

i once had a patient with full dentures and about 70 years young complain of tooth ache. it took some convincing by him for me to agree to x ray him. lo and behold - a wisdom was cracking. in short - yes


Can you remove wisdom teeth affected by caries when you are 35 years old?

Yes, they can be and should be removed. The only reason it's suggested to get them out when you are younger is because you are more likely to recover faster and there is less chance of caries. If you have cavity on a tooth, it should be treated, either by repairing the tooth, or in cases of semi-impacted wisdom teeth, the tooth should be extracted.

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