Influence of the microbial factor in acute pericoronitis occurrence


  • Sîrbu Daniela Facultatea Stomatologie USMF „Nicolae Testemițanu”
  • Racoviţă Mihai Facultatea Stomatologie USMF „Nicolae Testemițanu”
  • Chele Nicolae Catedra de chirurgie oro-maxilo-facială și implantologie orală „Arsenie Guțan”
  • Motelica Gabriela Catedra de chirurgie OMF și implantologie orală „A.Guțan” a Universității de Stat de Medicină și Farmacie „Nicolae Testemițanu”



pericoronitis, microbial spectrum, antibiotics


Influence of the microbial factor in acute pericoronitis occurrence. Pericoronitis is an inflammatory disease that occurs after the eruption of the lower wisdom teeth and affects the surrounding tissues, with a complex microbial and traumatic etiology, manifested by an erythematous swelling and gum hyperemia in the retromolar area. The main goal was to determine the etiological spectrum of the microorganisms involved in acute pericoronitis and to evaluate the antibiotics, antiinflammatory drugs effect on pericoronitis treatment. The study included 30 patients (18 male, 12 female), aged between 18-45 years (27,8±8,2 years) with acute pericoronitis of the lower wisdom tooth. The study determined the severity of infection related to subjective and objective clinical symptoms (pain, swelling, congestion), the incidence of various streptococci; antibiotics resistance analysis was performed for in order to determine the sensibility and the rate between monomicrobial and polymicrobial cultures. 14 references, 4 figures

Author Biographies

Sîrbu Daniela, Facultatea Stomatologie USMF „Nicolae Testemițanu”

studentă anul V

Racoviţă Mihai, Facultatea Stomatologie USMF „Nicolae Testemițanu”

student anul V

Chele Nicolae, Catedra de chirurgie oro-maxilo-facială și implantologie orală „Arsenie Guțan”

dr. hab. șt. med., conf. univ

Motelica Gabriela, Catedra de chirurgie OMF și implantologie orală „A.Guțan” a Universității de Stat de Medicină și Farmacie „Nicolae Testemițanu”

asist univ


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