Wisdom Teeth: What You Need To Know

Wisdom Teeth: What You Need To Know

Article by Dr Angela Ngauw, General Dental Surgeon, BDS (S’pore)

Wisdom teeth are part of the normal complement of 32 adult teeth and are also known as the third molars. They are usually the last adult teeth to appear in the mouth and they normally appear during the late teens to early twenties. Most people will have all 4 wisdom teeth but, it is not uncommon to have fewer or even none at all.