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describe the image"Wisdom teeth" are actually third molars, farthest back in the dental arches, which often cannot erupt into normal position. Oral surgeons undergo four years of additional training. This, in addition to ongoing experience in their evaluation and management, make the oral surgeon the most qualified specialist to render well informed decisions about the when and why of removal of wisdom teeth.

 

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Reprinted with permission from American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.