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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
44 years experience Dentistry
NO: You must treat the source of the infection. The antibiotics will only be a temporary solution. A tooth abscess is normally treated with a root canal ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
48 years experience Dentistry
None: If you have an abscess do not wait please see your nearest dentist asap. If turns to spread of abscess can be more serious.
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Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
None: There is no temporary treatment for an abscessed tooth. An abscess is an infection of the jaw that must be treated with either extraction of the tooth ... Read More
Dr. Ragan Faler
24 years experience Dentistry
Antibiotics: The antibiotic may calm down the abscess for a short time, but it takes 48 hours for antibiotics to work. Depending upon the size of the access, anti ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Call your dentist: Try to have your appointment moved up or at least be put on antibiotics to help control the infection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rutman
39 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: You really can't because you have to treat the problem. Just taking an antibiotic might get the infection down, but it won't solve the problem. You mu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Sorry: Sounds like you had a tough time at the dentist's office. If the extraction site is still infected after an extraction, something is wrong, and it is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
42 years experience Dentistry
Find a dentist now: You should have seen a dentist while you were on the antibiotics. If they have not worked than you are probably dealing with a resistant strain of bac ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulpitis: is a non infected inflammation of the contents of the tooth and generally means the tooth is injured or a cavity has reached a depth where infection i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
See Endodontist: please clarify what you mean. Did he examine you? Give you advice that did not resolve the problem? Treat you and not resolve the problem? If you have ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
Go to Dentist!: An abscess might go down after some "home remedies ", but ultimately the source of infection and the infection itself are still present, just not acut ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
General: Any general dentist should be able to help you with that care however an abcess mean you will either need the tooth removed or a root canal and crown ... Read More

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