Although approximately 85% of people will need to have their wisdom teeth removed at some point, some people won’t have a problem with these third molars and will leave them in. When your wisdom teeth don’t have room to come in all the way, they may only erupt through the gums partially, or push horizontally against the other teeth. Either way, these impacted wisdom teeth can cause damage through crowding or problems with the gum tissue. Partially erupted wisdom teeth can cause bacteria to grow, causing pericoronitis, or an infection in your wisdom teeth.

What are the signs of a wisdom tooth infection? Here’s what you need to look out for!

An article by Dr. Thomas Bucker. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: TOP SIGNS OF WISDOM TOOTH INFECTION