What are wisdom teeth?

Man suffering terrible tooth pain

 

Having wisdom teeth are considered as a journey to the mysteries of the mouth. Many people have been wondering how and when it will appear in their lifetime. It has been surrounded also by mythical meanings that wisdom teeth could make you wiser in life.

But wisdom teeth have nothing to do with that. Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars that comes during adulthood or at the age of 17 to 25. It was called as wisdom teeth because it appears when a person is at its maturity stage where he/she is wise enough to approach life as defined by history.