Is flucloxacillin ok for post wisdom tooth extraction infection?

Not Usually . The dentist who takes out your tooth will determine whether you need followup antibiotics. Levofloxacin is not usually the best antibiotic for this purpose. If the doctor feels it's needed (s)he will write a prescription for the proper medicine.

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How common is a post wisdom tooth extraction infection?

Not common. In my experience it is not common when proper sterilization techniques are used and antibiotic treatment is prescribed and taken. Read more...
Not uncommon. There is always a risk for infection with wisdom tooth extraction. Often if there are more than one, premedication with antibiotics before and after the extraction(s) can minimize this risk. Read more...
Rare. Rare. More common is dry socket which some patients interpret as infection. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. Read more...

What can I do to treat a recurrent/persistent infection after wisdom tooth extraction?

Seek help. Go back to the dentist who did the extraction. If that doesn't help, go to another dentist. Read more...
See your dentist. You should return the dentist who performed your surgery for evaluation and determination of the cause of the recurring infection. X-rays or additional studies may be performed and depending on the findings, a minor surgical procedure may also be required to resolve the problem. Read more...

I can't seem to find the answer anywhere. What does a healthy wisdom tooth extraction site look like after 4 days of healing? How does infection look?

Extraction. If you don't have any swelling or fever then you probably don't have an infection. Typical extraction sites get food in them and look infected and nasty. Just leave the ext site alone. If you don't have swelling, pain, or fever you are probably fine. Post operative infections following surgery are very rare. Follow up with your doctor if you are concerned. Read more...

How long can a cheek infection from wisdom tooth extraction last?

Antibiotics. Most diagnosed infections should be treated with antibiotics. If you developed an infection in your cheek from getting wisdom teeth extracted and it has lasted over a week then call the surgeon back and ask them for a prescription for antibiotics. These types of infections may not resolve on their own and could be life threatening so don't wait. Read more...