How to treat pericoronitis (infection near wisdom tooth)
Wisdom teeth do not always emerge into the mouth properly because there may not be enough room for them to fit. Sometimes, a part of the tooth may remain covered by a flap of gum. Food particles and bacteria can get trapped under this flap and cause a mild irritation, a low-grade infection called Pericoronitis and swelling. Read on to find out how Pericoronitis can be treated.