pericoronitis


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per·i·cor·o·ni·tis

(per'i-kōr'ŏ-nī'tis),
Inflammation around the crown of a tooth, usually one that is incompletely erupted into the oral cavity.
[peri- + L. corona, crown, + G. -itis, inflammation]

pericoronitis

[-kôr′ənī′tis]
inflammation of the gum tissue around the crown of a tooth, usually associated with the eruption of a third molar. Treatment depends on the severity of the condition and may include the use of antibiotics or extraction of the tooth. In most cases the inflammation subsides after the tooth has fully erupted.
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Pericoronitis

per·i·cor·o·ni·tis

(peri-kōr-ŏ-nītis)
Inflammation around the crown of a tooth, usually a partially emerged one; it is commonly seen in the eruption of a third molar.
[peri- + L. corona, crown, + G. -itis, inflammation]

Pericoronitis

A gum condition in which irritation and inflammation are produced by the crown of an incompletely erupted tooth.
Mentioned in: Impacted Tooth

per·i·cor·o·ni·tis

(peri-kōr-ŏ-nītis)
Acute or chronic inflammation of the gingiva around the crown of a partially erupted tooth, usually the third molar.
[peri- + L. corona, crown, + G. -itis, inflammation]

pericoronitis (per´ēkôr´ənī´tis),

n inflammation of the operculum or tissue flap over a partially erupted tooth, particularly a third molar. Inflammation around a crown, particularly the inflammation of a partially erupted tooth.
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Pericoronitis.

pericoronitis

inflammation of the gums around a crown, usually associated with eruption.
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13,14) Moreover, the risks of surgery and associated complications are justified and uniformly accepted by the majority of dental surgeons, when there is clinical, radiological or laboratorial evidence of acute or chronic periodontitis, caries, pericoronitis, harmful effects on second molars or disease.
En primera instancia fue solicitado al departamento de estadistica de la Institucion, el registro de historias clinicas de pacientes que asistieron al servicio con impresiones diagnosticas de absceso periapical con y sin fistula, absceso periodontal, pericoronitis, celulitis y absceso de boca y celulitis de cara en el ano 2009.
Tipo de infeccion Microorganismos presentes Caries Streptococcus mutans Actinomyces spp Lactobacillus spp Gingivitis Campylobacter rectus Actimonyces ssp Prevotella intermedia Streptococcus anginosus Periodontitis Porphyromonas gingivalis Bacteroides forsythus Actinobacillus actinomycentemcomitans Prevotella intermedia Fusobacterium nucleatum Tipo de infeccion Microorganismos presentes Absceso periapical Peptostreptococcus micros Prevotella oralis Prevotella melaninogenica Streptococcus anginosus Porphyromonas gingivalis Pericoronitis Peptostreptococcus micros Porphyromonas gingivalis Fusobacterium ssp Pulpitis Peptostreptococcus micros Porphyromonas endodontalis Prevotella intermedia Prevotella melaninogenica Fusobacterium nucleatum
De acuerdo con el tipo de enfermedades periodontales, a los adolescentes se les asocia mas con condiciones agudas como gingivitis, gingivitis ulcero-necrotizante, o pericoronitis, y en menor proporcion con una periodontitis agresiva o con periodontitis cronica.
Other less common causes include retained roots, vertical root fractures and pericoronitis.
An infection called pericoronitis may occur if the tooth does not erupt fully.
According to NICE guidelines (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence), prophylactic removal of impacted lower third molar should only be considered in those patient who had more than three episodes of pericoronitis per year.
Other common oral diseases found in dental patients as shown in Table 3 comprised of pericoronitis due to inflammation of pericoronal flap over erupting or impacted wisdom teeth in 107 patients (4.
Oral malodour results from tongue coating, periodontal disease, peri-implant disease, deep carious lesions, exposed necrotic tooth pulps, pericoronitis, mucosal ulcerations, healing (mucosal) wounds, impacted food or debris, imperfect dental restorations, unclean dentures, and factors causing decreased salivary flow rate.
The distribution of the types of lesions is very similar with the most common being pericoronitis, orthodontic issues, and aphthous ulcers, 1.
Earlier studies have suggested that the reason for mortality could be the combined effect of periodontal diseases, calculus and dental plaque or the severity of caries, periodontitis, periapical lesions and pericoronitis.
Microbiologia en pericoronitis aguda de terceros molares mandibulares.