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 POLL: Why Do They Call It Wisdom Teeth?

Answer The thrid molars (wisdom teeth) are called that because they usually erupt around the time a person becomes and adult, or near. They are usually the last teeth to erupt, and thus, the person is gen... Read More »
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If you have straight but gapped teeth and your wisdom teeth have not come out yet will the wisdom teeth help close the gaps when they erupt?

It might help a little, but if your father or mother have gapped teeth, you probably will too.Answer When your wisdom teeth will come out, if you have space, they might close some gaps between your... Read More »
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Can your wisdom teeth become infected while they are surfacing and if so how can you tell the difference between the pain from wisdom teeth surfacing and infection?

Answer: Clarification: 1.Does the infected wisdom teeth mean the wisdom tooth had a cavity while it was partially erupting and that there was no means for the tooth to be cleaned properly because m... Read More »
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How do teeth grow and what are they made out ofPlus if your wisdom teeth grow in can you loose those teeth to?

Human teeth are formed in the following way. In the early embryo the skin along the future line of the jaw-bones thickens and is known as the dental lamina. The edge of this extends into the tissue... Read More »
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Why are they called wisdom teeth because they dont make you any wiser?

hey!They are generally thought to be called wisdom teeth because they appear so late—much later than the other teeth, at an age where people are supposedly wiser than as a child, when the other t... Read More »
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