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1. What is a wisdom tooth?
Most people get wisdom tooth in their late teens or early twenties which are third and final set of molars.
2. Will I have to get my wisdom teeth removed?
Some people do not need to remove their wisdom tooth but it should be removed if they are impacted or if there is any decay or pain.
3. What is an impacted wisdom tooth?
Impacted wisdom tooth are teeth which are enclosed in soft tissue of the jaw or inside the jawbone and partially erupt through the gum.
4. What are the symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth?
Symptoms of impacted wisdom tooth are seen due to infection which causes swelling, pain and jaw stiffness. Sometimes it even causes tooth decay or gun diseases.
5. What are the causes of impacted wisdom teeth?
Impacted wisdom teeth happen as jaw does not have enough space for these teeth so they grow at a wrong angle causing them to be impacted.