A Small Jaw Can Cause Problems with Wisdom Teeth

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth, oralhealthIt is not uncommon for a dentist to remove one or more wisdom teeth. This is often the result of a jaw that is unable to compensate for their presence. Why is this the case?

– During prehistoric times, larger jaws were needed to chew harder substances such as roots and plant material.

– A greater surface area allowed more nutrients to be absorbed when eating.

– Most modern jaws are much smaller when compared to ancient jaws, which leads to crowded teeth.

“These teeth aren’t necessary for the majority of the foods we consume today.”

Read more below:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/do-we-need-our-wisdom-teeth/

 

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