Wisdom teeth are often painful when they emerge, which leads to getting them extracted. Here are reasons why you should not fear having your painful wisdom teeth removed.
– Our ancestors needed these teeth to chew tough meat and roots. Wisdom teeth aren’t necessary for modern soft foods.
– Humans have evolved to having smaller jaws and our mouths don’t have enough space for wisdom teeth.
– Your dentist will most likely perform x-ray to reveal where your wisdom tooth is and if it is impacted.
Our ancestors might have needed wisdom teeth for meat and roots, but we don’t.
Read more here: