Wisdom teeth are the upper and lower third molars, located at the very
back of the mouth. In some people, wisdom teeth are crowded and difficult to
clean properly. They may also push against other teeth. In the "After" image, the wisdom teeth have been extracted (removed).
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerArden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
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