Why Antibiotics Don’t Cure Tooth Infections

Antibiotics play a key role in most infections, but when it’s about teeth, they’re not the entire solution. With the medical knowledge and technology we have available these days, finding out you have an infection of some kind almost always draws an automatic response: “Infection? No problem, I’ll just take an antibiotic.” [...]

Why Antibiotics Don’t Cure Tooth Infections2019-07-23T10:42:05-04:00

Avoiding Antibiotic Misuse

The misuse of antibiotics in dentistry happens often, but by consulting an endodontist during diagnosis, the risk can be greatly reduced. In the dental practice, there are generally two reasons why a patient might be prescribed antibiotics: prophylactic prevention or therapeutic treatment. Prophylactic antibiotics are prescribed to prevent diseases that begin in [...]

Avoiding Antibiotic Misuse2021-01-03T20:56:33-05:00
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