MYTHS and reality regarding wisdom tooth in Indian population
AUTHOR(S): Ajay Balasaheb Mohite, Sudhir Ramlal Pawar, Siddharth Shrikant Joshi and Amit Mahadev Raskar
ABSTRACT:Around 70% of Indian population complains of pain due to wisdom tooth, but still try to avoid visits to the dental services just because of fear and various myths about wisdom tooth. In India, people still are unaware about dental treatment facilities and advances reached in the field of dentistry. This may be because of negligence towards proper oral hygiene and dental care. But as the dental fraternity is spreading across the nation, it becomes important to remove the myths and explain the reality about dental treatment and advantages. In this article, we have tried to explain various myths and reality about wisdom tooth in general population.