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A wisdom tooth or third molar is one of the three molars per quadrant of the human dentition. ... (a third molar in each of the four quadrants), but it is possible to have fewer or more, in which ca...

Why Are They CalledWisdomTeeth? » Dentistry & Oral Health Blog

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Feb 4, 2010 ... Third molars have been referred to as “teeth of wisdom” since the Seventeenth Century and simply “wisdom teeth” since the Nineteenth ...

Wisdom teeth: Should they stay or go? - USA Today

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Jun 2, 2013 ... In a report published in 2007 in the American Journal of Public Health, Friedman called the removal of some 10 million wisdom teeth each year ...

Wisdom Teeth - Dental Associates

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Since third molars erupt into the mouth when people are in their late teens or early twenties, the “Age of Wisdom,” they are affectionately called wisdom teeth.

Wisdom Teeth - Massachusetts Dental Society

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First, we get baby teeth; next we grow permanent teeth; and finally, around age 16 or 17, we start getting a set of molars called wisdom teeth. There are usually ...

Wisdom Teeth - American Dental Association - Mouth Healthy

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Learn more about wisdom teeth and why they sometimes require removal. ... Historically, these teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they come through ...

Why Your Wisdom Teeth Are Not As Wise As You May Have Hoped -

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Leaving all that aside, what exactly are our wisdom teeth, what is their purpose, and above all else, why are they called wisdom teeth at all? Here's a more ...

Why are the third molars called wisdom teeth? - Sharecare

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The majority of people have most of their permanent teeth by age 13, followed by the wisdom teeth, which usually erupt or become impacted between the ages ...

Wisdom Teeth - Nelson & Rollert

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The last molars to erupt in the back of your mouth are commonly known as Wisdom Teeth (Mandibular Third Molar). They are called wisdom teeth because they ...

Wisdom Teeth Removal: What Adults Should Expect - WebMD

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Your dentist says it's time to remove your wisdom teeth. He may refer you to an oral surgeon, who will do the procedure in his office. It should only take a few ...

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Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth? » Scienceline

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Feb 5, 2007 ... Why do wisdom teeth wait to erupt long after the tooth fairy has stopped .... Seriously why are they even called wisdom teeth, they should be ...

Wisdom Teeth: Impacted Wisdom Teeth & Wisdom Teeth Removal ...

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Find out what wisdom teeth are, common infections, impacted wisdom teeth, and if ... Your dentist or a dental specialist, called an oral maxillofacial surgeon, will ...

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth? - Dental Health Center ...

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Jun 1, 2012 ... Wisdom teeth — officially the third molars — are the last set of teeth to come in, usually between 17 and 25 years of age, in the so-called “age of ...