The emergence of wisdom tooth normally occurs between 18 to 24 years of age. The prevalence for at least one impacted (which the path of eruption of the tooth is blocked by another tooth or bone which therefore prevents it from assuming a normal position in the mouth) lower wisdom tooth is 72.7% in an age of 20 to 30 years. An impacted tooth is not a disease in itself but is considered an abnormal state. Continue reading
Our wisdom teeth normally erupt between the ages of 18 to 25. They can give you certain amount of pain especially when they are infected or impacted. I would suggest that you should consult your dental surgeon if you are facing severe wisdom tooth pain. In the meantime, here are some home remedies that you can try out to ease your wisdom tooth pain.
Third molars erupt in the mouth when a person reaches the age of 17-21 years, when most individuals become adults, hence the term “wisdom teeth”. However, not everyone has wisdom teeth, and not having one should not be a case for concern. According to medterm.com, 7.6% of the population does not have wisdom teeth all their life. On the other hand, some appear to not have them, but they are actually embedded within the jaw due to lack of space to erupt. Hence a visit to the dentist is essential to check whether your tooth is missing, or whether there are problems involved in its eruption like impaction and infection. Here are some reasons that indicate you should have your tooth pulled out: Continue reading