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3 Reasons to Extract Wisdom Teeth

Dentists | Wisdom Tooth Extractions in Stapleton

Have you ever thought about wisdom teeth and why we get them?

Wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, are the teeth that are farthest back in your mouth. Everyone is different, and some people never get wisdom teeth, but there are usually two on top and two on the bottom.

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

When our ancestors were foraging around for food, their diet consisted of hard nuts, leaves, roots, and meat that required a lot of chewing power. Your wisdom teeth are a holdover from this time, so considering our diets are primarily made up of processed foods, they no longer serve any practical purpose.

Why Extract Wisdom Teeth?

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