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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: 11 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Root Canal Doctor replied 11 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 11 months ago.

Are you still there?

Expert:  Root Canal Doctor replied 11 months ago.

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