Yep. Today I went to the dentist to get a wisdom tooth pulled out. (Why are they called like that anyway? It’s not like they make us any smarter..) And I can tell you it was not the most pleasant experience. 755 more words
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Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties.
Wisdom teeth that only partially erupt allow for an opening for bacteria to enter around the tooth and cause an infection, which results in pain, swelling and jaw stiffness. 267 more words
Ok, obviously that’s not really a tip. Unless you actually need oral surgery, or you have some very questionable hobbies. I’ve been avoiding getting my wisdom teeth out for years because of a not-entirely-rational fear of oral surgery, but since I lose my dental coverage tomorrow and it’s not like I have to take off work to recover, this seemed like the time to do it. 388 more words