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It can be done without antibiotics before (had all four of mine pulled without them, and two were infected) but they should give you something to take afterwards to treat the infection. If not, go talk to a doctor or another dentist.

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Q: Is it normal to have an infected impacted wisdom tooth pulled without any antibiotics prescribed before or after the extraction?
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