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. In the "After" image, the wisdom teeth have been extracted (removed).
Current as of: July 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Arden G. Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry