The final teeth to grow and erupt in your mouth are your wisdom teeth, also known as third molars.
Specialists in dentistry and health care generally concur that wisdom teeth should be extracted in the following situations:
Want to know how serious an Impacted Wisdom tooth can be?
Impacted Wisdom tooth cannot fully enter into the mouth and penetrate the gums as there is not enough space. If left in the mouth, impacted wisdom teeth may damage neighbouring teeth or develop an infection. And because it is challenging to clean around the wisdom tooth, the mouth becomes a breeding ground for the bacteria that cause gum disease.
Nine out of ten persons have at least one impacted wisdom tooth.