A cyst is a pathological lesion, i.e. a cavity lined with tissue and filled with fluids.
The two most common types of cysts are:
Follicular cysts usually form around a maxillary canine tooth or wisdom tooth that has not yet erupted. Symptoms of this type of cyst usually do not manifest and are visible only on X-ray images.
The most common cause of a cyst formed on the tip of the dental root is a chronic pulp infection caused by an untreated cavity.
Possible indicators that a cyst has formed:
Postoperative recovery includes: