wisdom tooth

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any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw

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According to the American Dental Association, each year about five million people have ten million wisdom teeth extracted in the United States.
A statement on the FWA's Twitter account read: "Hazard tried to delay the surgery, but had to have three wisdom teeth removed on Wednesday and is still in considerable pain.
A statement from the FWA read: "Hazard tried to delay the surgery but had to have three wisdom teeth removed on Wednesday and is still in considerable pain.
Just because the wisdom teeth may be unnecessary as a part of your smile, doesn't mean that these teeth are worthless," I was told as I was being prodded.
To a question, he said that wisdom teeth were four in number-two at upper side and two at lower side and added that people had attached myths about wisdom teeth which were ingenuine.
It found that more than 30 percent of patients reported joint or muscular pain in the jaw in the days, weeks and months after wisdom teeth removal, and about 6 percent reported paresthesia--tingling or pricking--of the lips and tongue.
Our development of large and complex brains, for example, resulted in a narrowing of our mouths which in turn caused the pain of impacted wisdom teeth.
After a medical examination of his teeth, it was proved that he is at least 18 years old as he possesses all 32 teeth, including four wisdom teeth.
I needed a wisdom tooth extraction so I went to a well-known dentist clinic and was told I had three impacted wisdom teeth, which needed to be extracted surgically
The Store-A-Tooth[TM] service enables families to save their own adult stem cells from baby teeth ready to fall out, teeth pulled for orthodontic reasons, and wisdom teeth being extracted.
Chewing these tough, coarse and rugged foods required a broader jaw, and strong molars - including wisdom teeth.
With the exception of wisdom teeth, in most people each tooth serves a purpose.
By about age 21, most people have four more teeth in the back of the mouth, called wisdom teeth.
Having wisdom teeth removed during young adulthood not only improves dental and oral health, but may also reduce the chance of illness later in life, according to research from American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), surgeons and academics.
The event provided a perfect platform to discuss key dental subjects such as teeth and gums, food and teeth, a child's diet, fluoride and children, caring for wisdom teeth, aesthetic dentistry, stress and oral health, as well as first-aid for teeth.