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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).
Last Revised: August 19, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
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