9 doctors weighed in:

Will a clinic prescribe antibiotics for a tooth abcess?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Clinic?

Medical clinics are not well prepared to treat dental problems.
If they do provide antibiotics, Meds will not cure the abscess, only keep it from spreading to other organ systems until the pills run out. You MUST see a Dentist...now.

In brief: Clinic?

Medical clinics are not well prepared to treat dental problems.
If they do provide antibiotics, Meds will not cure the abscess, only keep it from spreading to other organ systems until the pills run out. You MUST see a Dentist...now.
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Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

And they should treat the problem that is causing the abcess.

In brief: Yes

And they should treat the problem that is causing the abcess.
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Dr. Kayvon Javid
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

They might if your infection is really bad.
See a dentist as soon as you can.

In brief: Maybe

They might if your infection is really bad.
See a dentist as soon as you can.
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Need to see dentist

Antibiotics ma temporize an abscess but it needs definitive treatment by a dentist.
Medical doctors are not dentists.

In brief: Need to see dentist

Antibiotics ma temporize an abscess but it needs definitive treatment by a dentist.
Medical doctors are not dentists.
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Dr. Neil McLeod
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: They Might

Antibiotics are only a temporary measure for a dental abscess.
If you have an abscess you need proper definitive treatment immediately. An abscess predisposes you to a host of serious side effects that may be life threatening. Please go and get proper care now!

In brief: They Might

Antibiotics are only a temporary measure for a dental abscess.
If you have an abscess you need proper definitive treatment immediately. An abscess predisposes you to a host of serious side effects that may be life threatening. Please go and get proper care now!
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