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Can problems with wisdom teeth become a dental emergency?

Perisoronitis is an inflammatory condition that affects partially erupted wisdom teeth. Pericoronitis can lead to severe infection. If you have complications with your wisdom teeth  before or after they are extracted, see your dentist right away.

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