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What is wisdom tooth?

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wisdom tooth
Posted Thu, 27 Mar 2014 in Dental Health
Answered by Dr. Dipti Singh 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Please post your concerns in detail Detailed Answer: Hello,XXXX This is Dr. Dipti Singh here to answer your query. I am not sure what your concerns really are. As you have mentioned wisdom tooth in your query, here is some information about it. Wisdom tooth are posterior most tooth in your dentition. As they are four in number in all the four corners. The time when they erupt (come) in Oral Cavity is between 17 to 25 years. Rarely it can be till 30 years. Some times when there is less space in oral cavity then there is problem in eruption of wisdom tooth and even there is pain associated with that, so in that case better to go for removal of the wisdom tooth. If you like to have your concerns addressed specifically, please post complete details of your problem on the follow up. Hope it will help you. Regards Dr. Dipti Singh
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