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Wisdom Teeth X-Ray

Images showing wisdom teeth before and after being removed

Wisdom teeth are the upper and lower third molars, located at the very back of the mouth. In some people, wisdom teeth are crowded and difficult to clean properly. They may also push against other teeth.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
Last Revised September 2, 2011

Last Revised: September 2, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry

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