What antibiotics effective for absess teeth?
- 9 Feb 2013 by micnicbrad
- 9 Feb 2013
Hi, in the UK dentists commonly use Metronidazole. It has proven to be very effective. It is essential you don't drink any alcohol whilst taking them though!
It is essential to see a dentist who can determine the cause of the abscess. I have had this happen under a crown. They can linger for a long time before one notices and cause the underlying bone to honeycomb and be destroyed. Here we use amoxicillin if one can take it.
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