Pericoronitis is an inflammation of the soft tissue that covers or surrounds a tooth that is in the process of eruption. This condition can occur in primary, mixed and permanent dentition.
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Watch the video 🔽 What You Should Know About Pericoronitis ... The patient presents with chewing pain, bad breath, inflammation of the gums and in some cases bleeding in the inflamed area.
By partially erupting, the soft tissue can accumulate food and bacteria that are difficult to remove. When the soft tissue becomes inflamed, it causes pain when chewing.
Pericoronitis must be treated in time to avoid more serious infectious processes. Learn about the definition, causes, symptoms and treatment of pericoronitis.
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