A 46-year-old member asked:
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can antibiotic be given prior to treatment in case of acte pulpitis?

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Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
I would: Not normally rx antibiotic for this condition. If the tooth hurts the best thing to do is to determine the source of the pain and solve the problem. You do not want to become antibiotic resistant.
Answered on Oct 17, 2012

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