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I would not wait to take an antibiotic for an abcess tooth! If you get the tooth pulled with the infection still in site...you are in for one rude awakening when he attempts to pull that tooth!

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Q: Is it safe if the dentist said to wait three days until your next appointment to take a prophylaxis antibiotic to pull an abscessed tooth?
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