Wise Up About Wisdom Teeth, Douglasville!
Wisdom teeth come in during our late teens or early 20s. They can cause problems, such as coming in unevenly,partially, or not at all. When this happens, they’re called partial or fully impacted wisdom teeth. Most of the time, the solution is to extract them, and at Jim Williams, DMD in Douglasville, we are here to make the experience as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
There are some interesting facts about wisdom teeth that you might not know.
In some regions in the world, the population never develops wisdom teeth, and in others nearly 100% of people do develop their wisdom teeth! Scientists don’t know why although the phenomenon is being studied.
Wisdom teeth can grow in at almost any angle, towards the next tooth, towards the back of the mouth, even at a right angle to other teeth!
Impacted wisdom teeth are an ancient problem. The oldest known impacted wisdom tooth belonged to an unfortunate European woman who lived roughly 15,000 years ago.
The most important fact about wisdom teeth is that if you experience any pain or soreness, call our dental office in Douglasville at 855-410-2757 as soon as possible. Additionally, keeping up with regular dental visits can help us determine if there are any potential problems with your wisdom teeth and if extractions are necessary. If you’re due for a dental checkup, give us a call today!