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Up to eighty percent of people are told by their dentists that they should get their wisdom teeth removed. If you were told that and are trying to make the right decision, it is important to know that, if left alone, your wisdom teeth can cause you problems for the rest of your life.
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Do you know if you have wisdom teeth? Chances are, if you're in your early to mid-twenties, you probably do have your wisdom teeth by now. While some people aren't even aware that they even have wisdom teeth, for others, wisdom teeth can cause intense pain and other serious problems. Here are four of the primary reasons why wisdom teeth can be problematic, along with some considerations and warnings.
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Deciding when and how to get your wisdom teeth removed is a decision that the vast majority of people have to make at some point. Dentists recommend wisdom teeth removal to nearly 80% of patients according to recent studies.
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Most likely, yes. Patients with wisdom teeth that are left to grow are more susceptible to many oral health problems, such as gum disease and tooth decay, and even an increased risk of tumor and cyst development.
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Teeth play a crucial role in everyone's life. Just like when you're transforming from a child to an adolescent, then to an adult, teeth also go through a process of change and a time comes when certain types of teeth grow.
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What are Wisdom Teeth?

16 Oct, 2020 |
Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars. Most people are born with them in the backs of their mouths-- two on top and two on the bottom. The wisdom teeth complete the full set of 32 adult teeth.
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Your wisdom teeth are the last remaining teeth to emerge in your mouth. Usually, wisdom teeth begin to erupt around the ages of 17-24. For some people, these adult molars may never appear, or they may grow in without any problems. But for others, wisdom teeth have the potential to create complications under the gum lines, which may lead to infections and other health-related issues.
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Wisdom tooth removal is a common procedure recommended by dentists and oral surgeons. You may be wondering what you can do ahead of time to ensure a smooth experience and recovery. Following the steps below will help you maintain comfort and peace of mind before, during, and after your extraction appointment.
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There comes a time in most people's life where your wisdom teeth become a nuisance and need to be extracted. Wisdom teeth removal is recommended for 80% of patients. While the procedure does lead to some amount of pain in the aftermath.
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When it comes to wisdom teeth, much of the focus understandably centers on the act of getting them removed first and foremost. But wisdom teeth removal is not just about the initial oral surgery. What happens afterward is just as important.
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