Archive for September, 2014

Why do Wisdom Teeth Become Impacted?

3D x-ray CT of an impacted wisdom teeth adjacent the inferior alveolar nerve (blue) [source] Occasionally, wisdom teeth erupt perfectly and cause no problems. More commonly, wisdom teeth cause issues.   What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth, third molars, are the teeth that are furthest back in the mouth. How do they become impacted? Wisdom […]