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Hi docs, would amoxicillin work for a tooth infection?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: Stop gap

Antibiotics work to limit the spread of infection as long as you are taking the medication.
They do not "cure" the infection. N as soon as you stop taking the antibiotic, the infection comes roaring right back. In addition to the antibiotic you need definitive dental treatment, so call your dentist now.

In brief: Stop gap

Antibiotics work to limit the spread of infection as long as you are taking the medication.
They do not "cure" the infection. N as soon as you stop taking the antibiotic, the infection comes roaring right back. In addition to the antibiotic you need definitive dental treatment, so call your dentist now.
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