Wisdom teeth

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3D CT scan image, of a wisdom tooth that has been impacted

Wisdom teeth are a set of four teeth, farthest back in a person's mouth. Most people get them late in their teenage years or in their early twenties.[1] Many people have to have surgery to get rid of them because they often grow in a crooked way, or because there is no room for them. [2]

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  1. "Wisdom Teeth: Impaction, Removal, Function, and More". webmd.com. Retrieved May 9, 2010.
  2. "What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth". WebMD. Retrieved 2022-07-17.