Written by metroparent.com Thursday, 19 August 2010 11:05
Despite the name, wisdom teeth have nothing to do with your smarts. In fact, these molars at the very back of your jaw are most likely remnants of a time when humans spoke in grunts and called a stone cave home sweet home.
According to Jason Golnick, DDS, MS, a pediatric dentist with practices in Taylor and West Bloomfield, Mich. there’s a lot of misinformation out there about wisdom teeth. After all, they’re a part of your child’s mouth that rarely receives much attention—unless, that is, they have to be removed. Here’s a look at some of the basics.