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Im 18 years old and I have a tooth in the back of my upper left side thats growing out of my gum. Is that normal?
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Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
It is normal, at yout age, to have a wisdom tooth erupt and expose itself.
. See your dentist for an x-ray confirmation.

In brief: Possibly
It is normal, at yout age, to have a wisdom tooth erupt and expose itself.
. See your dentist for an x-ray confirmation.
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
18 is a very typical age for wisdom teeth to start to emerge into the oral cavity.

In brief: Yes
18 is a very typical age for wisdom teeth to start to emerge into the oral cavity.
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: No
A tooth growing out of the side of your gums instead of the normal position is not normal.
Based on your age, the tooth could be a wisdom tooth that may be require removal.

In brief: No
A tooth growing out of the side of your gums instead of the normal position is not normal.
Based on your age, the tooth could be a wisdom tooth that may be require removal.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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