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wisdom tooth

any of the four molar teeth, one at the back of each side of the jaw, that are the last of the permanent teeth to erupt
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para]]"Any time a patient receives anesthesia, even routine anesthesia during wisdom teeth extraction, appropriate precautions should be taken," said Michael Wong, JD (Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety).
Our baby teeth and also our wisdom teeth are known to be significant and valuable sources of the cells that have life-saving potential.
He said that one had never heard of one's forefathers complaining of ache while growing of wisdom teeth because they used to take hard diet.
Dentists often recommend wisdom teeth removal to prevent gum disease and caries on the back molars, but the researchers found that rates of those problems for people who kept their wisdom teeth were relatively low.
Impacted wisdom teeth can be blamed on our development of large brains, which caused the shape of our skulls to change and shortened our mouths leaving no room for a third molar, Prof Alan Mann added.
So there is often not enough room for our wisdom teeth to come through.
The evidence-based data confirmed what dentists and health professionals have been telling patients for years: having your wisdom teeth removed while you are young helps you stay healthy.
Last weekend, another friend kept wincing because his impacted wisdom teeth are coming in, but he can't afford to have them removed.
Belgium''s chief executive Jean-Marie Philips revealed a fax would be sent to FIFA bosses in Zurich today, urging them to ban Fellaini from club football for the next five days after Fellaini took up a long-standing appointment on Monday to have wisdom teeth removed.
He said: "Over the years playing international rugby I had my wisdom teeth and jaw realigned, my left shoulder and knee reconstructed, a torn Achilles and micro fracture fixed, as well as several dozen physiotherapy sessions.
They worked on broken teeth from falls or from impacts with armoured vehicles or rifle butts, abscesses and wisdom teeth.
But he described getting the council to honour a promise made 14 months ago as "like pulling wisdom teeth with rubber pliers".