Pericoronitis Temporomandibular joint disorder
Swelling and tenderness of operculum and around the wisdom tooth Dull, aching pain around face, around the ear, angle of the jaw (masseter), and inside the mouth behind upper wisdom tooth (lateral pterygoid)
Bad taste Headaches
Disturbed sleep Does not disturb sleep
Poorly responsive to analgesics Responds to analgesics
Possibly limited mouth opening (trismus) Possibly trismus, joint noises (e.g. clicking upon opening) and deviation of the mandible