Dental abscess treatment


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I am an ED physician and have had several patients come with simple dental abscesses and no other complications. When I try to refer them to their dentist, they have told me that their dentists refuse to see them until the infection is gone. Now I have no problem draining the abscess and prescribing antibiotics, but I am not a dentist. I don’t do teeth extractions. Is there something that I don’t understand? Do dentists no longer drain gingival abscesses? I want to make sure that I am providing that right instructions to my patients. Thank you.
 
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