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8. I don't believe you'll find anyone who "never" had wisdom teeth.
Fri Apr 21, 2023, 02:47 PM
Apr 2023
What age do the wisdom teeth come in?

Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that grow in on both sides of the mouth, top and bottom. They usually erupt when a person is between the ages of 17 to 21 – when they are perhaps a little “wiser” than when the majority of their adult teeth previously arrived. Jun 4, 2020


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK279590/#:~:text=Wisdom%20teeth%20are%20usually%20only,and%20may%20cause%20side%20effects.

Some wisdom teeth may become impacted because there isn't enough room in the jaw to break through. I had mine removed, not because they were causing a problem, but I think at the time it was the general approach and my dentist advised I should have them remove BEFORE they caused a problem.
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