Well, studies of other animals, particularly human’s closest relatives the apes shows that they also have wisdom teeth and so do donkeys, it would seem that is just the way it is. Wisdom teeth are late bloomers, while the second molars develop at the age of 3, wisdom teeth may start to form at 9 years or even later and by that time the other teeth have grown into space on the jaw for teeth, so the wisdom tooth may not find space.
The wisdom tooth is the most likely to be impacted. An impacted tooth is one that fails to grow out of the gums and starts to cause complications as it develops inwards. Usually, this is the most common reason for wisdom teeth removal Sydney.
Many evolution theories have been fronted about impacted teeth with the most common being that impacted teeth are nature’s way of weeding out the useless molar and that is why in some people the wisdom tooth may not even develop.
The theory, however, cannot be true because studies suggest that there is no gene for impacted teeth and if that was the case, there would be more people born without that gene as nature removes the cause of impacted teeth.
A Problem of Space
The main problem sighted for impacted teeth is the lack of space. The wisdom teeth develop later in life when the other teeth have already taken up space in the jaw. Sometimes it is also a problem of the jaw not developing fully so there isn't enough space for extra teeth and that leads to teeth being impacted.
What you Eat
Other studies have suggested that there is an effect of what we eat on the development of our teeth. Apparently, people who tend to eat more chewy foods do not seem to have a problem with their molars. The apes have wisdom teeth but they are never impacted, the same with people who do not eat a lot of processed foods.
It would suggest that eating more fruit, vegetables and other foods that need to be chewed longer and more will save you wisdom teeth removal price Sydney. It is evident that wisdom teeth removal is more common now than it was when people were not feeding on a lot of soft foods.
It is not too late for the younger generation, they can still be given crunchier foods to eat so that they can develop the full potential of their jaw bone.
But for those who already have the problem, it is worth noting that wisdom teeth Sydney treatment can be performed at an affordable price.