Greenville Oral Surgery: Why You Sometimes Need to Remove Wisdom Teeth

A dentist in Greenville, SC knows that it is a privilege to show patients how their teeth is connected to their overall physical health and emotional well-being. One of the important functions they perform includes ascertaining when, and if, your wisdom teeth appear. Depending on the type of dentist that you go to, you may or may not get a referral to a specialist who has the special knowledge and experience to remove your wisdom teeth if required.

What Are Wisdom Teeth?

Most evolutionary biologists agree that your wisdom teeth are vestigial organs that were developed by our ancestors to chew hard grass, grains, and meat. Eventually, when mankind started preparing softer foods, wisdom teeth became superfluous.


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