Wisdom teeth are the teeth that grow at the back of your gums, the last to erupt. Wisdom teeth are positioned in each corner of the mouth. They usually come out into the gums during late teens or early twenties. At that time, other 28 adult teeth are in place. Sometimes, there is not enough space in the mouth for the wisdom teeth. In this situation, the wisdom teeth get stuck and partially grow and now considered as impacted. If you are feeling severe pain or you are uncomfortable with your wisdom teeth, please your dentist and schedule an appointment right away. Wisdom teeth that become impacted can cause dental issues. Bacteria and small particles of food can get trapped between the edges of the wisdom teeth causing plaque build up.
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