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Mark Bornfeld, DDS, Dentist
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Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA
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I have an infected tooth. I was out of town when it started

Customer Question

I have an infected tooth. I was out of town when it started and went to a family physician instead of a dentist. He prescribed Penicillan VK. It will be a week tomoorow. and my mouth is still throbbing. It just doesn't seem to be helping.
JA: Have you noticed any recent swelling? Do you have any tooth pain?
Customer: Yes on both questions
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the dentist can help you best.
Customer: What type of information?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Root Canal Doctor replied 3 months ago.

Hi, thanks for posting your question today.

Are you swollen? Are you sensitive to biting or chewing? To hot or cold foods?

Please let me know. Thanks.

Expert:  Root Canal Doctor replied 3 months ago.

Are you still there?

Expert:  Root Canal Doctor replied 3 months ago.

Hi, just following up to see if your still in pain?