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How many roots does a wisdom tooth have?
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are sometimes referred to as third molars.
Lower wisdom teeth usually have 2 roots and upper wisdom teeth usually have 3 roots.

In brief: Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are sometimes referred to as third molars.
Lower wisdom teeth usually have 2 roots and upper wisdom teeth usually have 3 roots.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: 2 or 3
Some molars have two roots and others have three.

In brief: 2 or 3
Some molars have two roots and others have three.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: 2 or 3
Lower usually 2, sometimes 3 or more.
Upper usually 3, sometimes 2, 3 or more. For best results, see oral surgeon for wisdom tooth extraction.

In brief: 2 or 3
Lower usually 2, sometimes 3 or more.
Upper usually 3, sometimes 2, 3 or more. For best results, see oral surgeon for wisdom tooth extraction.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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