Wisdom teeth, every person will get them, and many will get them removed as well. Every year, 5 million Americans have their wisdom teeth removed. These pesky molars can cause infections tooth decay, and even tumors. The problem? Wisdom teeth often can’t fit in our mouths. But that wasn’t always the case. Early human ancestors used these teeth to grind up tough, uncooked food. Watch the video below from Science Insider on why wisdom teeth grow in and have to be removed.
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