[Video] Wisdom Tooth Infection: What Causes It and What You Can Do – When the wisdom tooth is pushing through the gum, there is a flap of gum covering it. Plaque bacteria and food particles can get trapped underneath that. It can be difficult to keep the area clean, and this leads to an infection.
The symptoms can range from moderate to severe pain. You can also suffer from bad breath, facial swelling, sore throat, earache, difficulty opening your mouth, fever and difficulty breathing.
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