What antibiotic works best with an infection near the tooth root?

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  1. Lorraine

    Lorraine

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    Just wondering:

    What it the best antibiotic for an infection near the tooth root?

    Thank you for a reply!

    Lorraine
     
    Lorraine, Jul 15, 2018
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    MattKW Verified Dentist

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    Antibiotics should be a measure for emergency treatment only. You should firstly either extract the tooth or start drainage through a root canal therapy. that said, the usual antibiotic for dental infections is amoxicillin. Diagnosis then Definitive treatment and lastly Drugs.
     
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