Category Archives: Dental FAQs

Wisdom Teeth

Q: Why do we evenĀ have wisdom teeth? A: Because they were handy 10,000 years ago. A long time ago the human diet consisted of rough foliage. The prevailing theory is that the limitations of our digestive systems required considerably more chewing and pulverizing of plant material to assist in nutrient extraction. This is the primary purpose of molars and they… (more…)

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