Wisdom teeth removal has become incredibly common. It’s almost become a rite of passage into your twenties. Get your wisdom teeth out. Say ridiculous things under anesthesia. Your parent records you and posts it to YouTube. You go viral for a day.
Like your appendix, wisdom teeth, or your 3rd set of molars, are much less useful than before the typical industrialized diet. But, you may be surprised to know that some experts are beginning to question the pre-emptive removal of wisdom teeth that aren’t showing any signs of trouble. Let’s explore warning signs that you shouldn’t ignore that mean it’s time to get your wisdom teeth out.