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What do you recommend for tooth infection?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not for home Rx

See your dentist! treatment includes antibiotic, drainage if there is an abscess, root canal if the nerve is involved, extraction if necessary.
Infection of the teeth is serious, painful, and can lead to much more serious infection (remember, your teeth are sitting quite close to an important structure involving thinking and memory!).

In brief: Not for home Rx

See your dentist! treatment includes antibiotic, drainage if there is an abscess, root canal if the nerve is involved, extraction if necessary.
Infection of the teeth is serious, painful, and can lead to much more serious infection (remember, your teeth are sitting quite close to an important structure involving thinking and memory!).
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Antibiotics

If the infection is mild then the affected tooth needs to be treated by your dentist.
If the infection is severe, then an incision and drainage procedure will be required. A course of antibiotics will be prescribed.

In brief: Antibiotics

If the infection is mild then the affected tooth needs to be treated by your dentist.
If the infection is severe, then an incision and drainage procedure will be required. A course of antibiotics will be prescribed.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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