Pericoronitis: treatment and a clinical dilemma.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/124488
Title:
Pericoronitis: treatment and a clinical dilemma.
Authors:
Moloney, Justin; Stassen, Leo F A
Affiliation:
Dublin Dental Hospital, Dublin.
Citation:
Pericoronitis: treatment and a clinical dilemma., 55 (4):190-2 J Ir Dent Assoc
Journal:
Journal of the Irish Dental Association
Issue Date:
Aug-2009
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/124488
PubMed ID:
19753908
Abstract:
Pericoronitis is an infection associated with impacted lower third molars that can necessitate the removal of these teeth. The clinical features of this condition are described and its treatment outlined, emphasising local measures. A case of pericoronitis in a 52-year-old patient is discussed, which illustrates the risks and benefits of removal of wisdom teeth; removal can lead to nerve damage, retention can precipitate serious, even life-threatening infection.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Anti-Bacterial Agents; Debridement; Drainage; Female; Humans; Middle Aged; Molar, Third; Pericoronitis; Tooth Extraction; Tooth, Impacted
ISSN:
0021-1133

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMoloney, Justinen
dc.contributor.authorStassen, Leo F Aen
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-14T13:09:11Z-
dc.date.available2011-03-14T13:09:11Z-
dc.date.issued2009-08-
dc.identifier.citationPericoronitis: treatment and a clinical dilemma., 55 (4):190-2 J Ir Dent Assocen
dc.identifier.issn0021-1133-
dc.identifier.pmid19753908-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/124488-
dc.description.abstractPericoronitis is an infection associated with impacted lower third molars that can necessitate the removal of these teeth. The clinical features of this condition are described and its treatment outlined, emphasising local measures. A case of pericoronitis in a 52-year-old patient is discussed, which illustrates the risks and benefits of removal of wisdom teeth; removal can lead to nerve damage, retention can precipitate serious, even life-threatening infection.-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subject.meshAnti-Bacterial Agents-
dc.subject.meshDebridement-
dc.subject.meshDrainage-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshMiddle Aged-
dc.subject.meshMolar, Third-
dc.subject.meshPericoronitis-
dc.subject.meshTooth Extraction-
dc.subject.meshTooth, Impacted-
dc.titlePericoronitis: treatment and a clinical dilemma.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDublin Dental Hospital, Dublin.en
dc.identifier.journalJournal of the Irish Dental Associationen
dc.description.provinceLeinster-
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