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reduce swelling and allow mouth to open

I had an abcessed tooth removed on Monday July 20. I am taking Amoxicillin 875 - 125. It is now Friday July 24. I can still hardly open my mouth. What should I do to help the process of allowing me to open my mouth and redice swelling?


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Going back to your dentist to have a post op exam is advised. Your descriptions suggest presence of bacterial resistance to amoxicillin. Switching to other antibiotics may help sooner recovery.
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An abscessed tooth refers to an infection in the tooth that spreads to the root tip of the affected tooth. Below are some fantastic, cost-effective tips to help you treat the tooth at home.
Rinse with salt water
Use raw garlic juice
Brush with clove oil
Treat with turmeric
Apply peppermint oil
Read more: http://healthyteethblog.com/natural-home-remedies-for-abscessed-tooth/
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