A 32-year-old member asked:
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how to tell if i am getting my wisdom teeth in?

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Dr. Roberto Porras
24 years experience Periodontics
Wisdom teeth: You can feel with your finger or tongue, but best thing is to ask you dentist at your next check up.
Answered on Mar 24, 2013
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many ways: You may not feel anything, or sometimes patient s complain of pain or swelling. The best way to tell is to visit your dentists.
Answered on Mar 27, 2013
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
X-ray: At age 34, the wisdom teeth are either in or impacted. The dentist will ascertain with a radiograph and refer you if necessary.
Answered on Jul 8, 2015

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