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Adult teething

Adult teething:

Noun. Dentistry.


The process of wisdom teeth (third molars) erupting into the mouth of a young adult. Wisdom teeth are the last, and most posteriorly placed permanent teeth to erupt, and they are often the most painful.1

Adult teething:

Verb. Colloquial.


The process of growing in to one's self through a metamorphosis of the mind

Adult teething sucks. Growing pains, emotional labour, and that funny old thing called introspection. 


Teething, in this instance, is a process of growing. This, unfortunately kick starts other processes, such as grieving, introspection and  

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