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How far would the roots of a wisdom tooth grow in a 27 y/o person? At what point does the roots stop growing?

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In brief: Genetics

Genetics determine the length, shape, and curvature of the teeth.
In some people, the root finish a few mm from the inferior alveolar nerve, in others the roots impinge on the nerve. The roots stop growing when the tooth is fully formed.

In brief: Genetics

Genetics determine the length, shape, and curvature of the teeth.
In some people, the root finish a few mm from the inferior alveolar nerve, in others the roots impinge on the nerve. The roots stop growing when the tooth is fully formed.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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