A new wisdom tooth can lead to ‘pericoronitis’ – dentist shares tips to ease inflammation
This is why if you have pain that persists, or it’s starting to make you feel unwell, you must book a dentist’s appointment.
Experiencing any type of swelling, jaw stiffness, or limited mouth opening needs to be investigated.
“Contact your dental practitioner immediately who will be able to give you further advice on management,” dentist Zaheer advised.
The NHS says that most people have four wisdom teeth, which may emerge at an angle or become stuck, which are regarded as “impacted”.
Published at Sun, 29 Jan 2023 04:00:00 +0000