Fun Fact Friday: Out of all of the teeth in your mouth, wisdom teeth often spark the most discussion and controversy. So this week, we’re giving you five fun and interesting facts about your wisdom teeth!
a) Wisdom teeth are actually called, “third molars” or “late-blooming molars.”
b) In most instances, wisdom teeth have to be removed to avoid overcrowding.
c) Stem cells can actually be harvested from your wisdom teeth!
d) It is estimated that only about 35% of people don’t develop wisdom teeth.
e) While the average person has four wisdom teeth, it is possible to have more or even less than four.