At 74 I still have all but 6 teeth. I had to have all 4 my wisdom teeth removed in my 20s because there was no room in my jaws for them. They were starting to erupt sideways. I had no choice.
I lost 2 others over the years due to internal cracks or fractures. I never found out how or why that happens. I do have one that, because of these fractures, had to have a root canal job done on it. Another 3 are capped and so far so good.
If I live long enough I'll probably lose a few more.
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