A 33-year-old male asked:
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temp filling after root canal damaged? have seen dentist. crown scheduled later this week. is there a great risk for another infection before?

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics?: Ask your dentist about the use of prophlactic antibiotics, if needed..
Answered on May 19, 2014
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