why are they called ‘wisdom teeth’?

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why are they called ‘wisdom teeth’?

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Anonymous 0 Comments

They’re called that because you typically get them in adolescence, by which time you should be able to show that you’ve learned something.

Anonymous 0 Comments

I’m not a dentist, or a linguist but it’s probably since they only come when you’re older, hence wiser?