Why Wisdom Teeth Grow When We Are Adults

man holding his jaw because his wisdom teeth hurt

We get it. You wish that your wisdom teeth came in a little earlier in life. If that was possible, you wouldn’t have to miss work or college courses to recover from the dreaded wisdom tooth removal.  Other primates, like chimpanzees, get their wisdom teeth at twelve years old. So why can’t humans get theirs early so that it’s […]