Take some pain killers in the meantime and book your consultation so that we can ascertain the reason behind your dental abscess and provide you with your treatment options.
Antibiotics are an adjunct to treatment and although they can help with the problem, we will need to deal with the underlying reason to prevent the abscess in your mouth again.
Yes, you can purchase them from us, but only after you’ve seen our dentist for a consultation. You cannot request antibiotics from the receptionist. Please tell us if you are allergic to anything before we give you the antibiotics.
It all depends on the cause of the problem:
- Cleaning and disinfecting the gum around the problem
- Emergency root canal treatment
- Tooth extraction (removal)
- Draining the abscess