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How long til amoxicillin starts to work on tooth infection?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Depends

What type of tooth infection? Like many other conditions, antibiotics serve as a supplement to surgical intervention.
A dental abscess may need drainage or extraction. If going to be effective alone, any antibiotic, if effective, should begin to elicit changes within 24 to 36 hours.

In brief: Depends

What type of tooth infection? Like many other conditions, antibiotics serve as a supplement to surgical intervention.
A dental abscess may need drainage or extraction. If going to be effective alone, any antibiotic, if effective, should begin to elicit changes within 24 to 36 hours.
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Depends

It depends on the loading dose at the start of antibiotic therapy and if a surgical procedure such as an incision and drainage was performed.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the loading dose at the start of antibiotic therapy and if a surgical procedure such as an incision and drainage was performed.
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