Tag: pericoronitis

What is Pericoronitis?

Around six months old, our first set of teeth begins to break through our gums. As we age, our second set of teeth replaces our baby teeth. Our permanent teeth are comprised of molars, premolars, canines, and incisors, and usually, total up to 32 teeth. By the age of 17 to 25 years old (or maybe later years), our mouth welcomes the third set of teeth. Commonly referred as wisdom teeth, our third set of molars are the last teeth to erupt. However, our wisdom teeth can come out normally, mesioangular, distoangular, or horizontal. They can also fail to break