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What is the treatment for abscessed tooth?

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Dr. Stanley Lin
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Root canal / extract

Your dentist may first give you some antibiotics to get the infection down.
Then, depending on the condition of the infected tooth, you may need a root canal and a crown on the tooth. If the tooth has a cavity that is too large or the tooth has a vertical fracture along the root or is splitting the tooth in half, then you may need to have the tooth extracted.

In brief: Root canal / extract

Your dentist may first give you some antibiotics to get the infection down.
Then, depending on the condition of the infected tooth, you may need a root canal and a crown on the tooth. If the tooth has a cavity that is too large or the tooth has a vertical fracture along the root or is splitting the tooth in half, then you may need to have the tooth extracted.
Dr. Stanley Lin
Dr. Stanley Lin
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In brief: It depends

An abscessed tooth either needs root canal therapy or an extraction.
This depends on a number of factors that should be evaluated by a dentist that can evaluate restorability and examine x-rays.

In brief: It depends

An abscessed tooth either needs root canal therapy or an extraction.
This depends on a number of factors that should be evaluated by a dentist that can evaluate restorability and examine x-rays.
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman
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