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Why is Wisdom Teeth Removal so Common?

Wisdom tooth removal is one of the most common dental procedures.

There is a frequent debate between oral surgeons and dentists regarding whether wisdom teeth removal is necessary if you are not experiencing any symptoms.

More insight into wisdom teeth and why they are removed can help you to make the best choice for your oral health.

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth were once essential for the early human diet which largely consisted of leaves, nuts, roots and meat. Today’s diet renders wisdom teeth unnecessary since humans cut up their food and cook it so that it is easier to chew.

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