Are antibiotics working? Got a post dental implant infection.
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Call the DDS
The antibiotics should definitely be working already. I highly suggest you calling the dentist as this is a very important issue and should not go without attention.
Pain and throbbing
It is not normal for pain and throbbing to get worse when on antibiotics. Most dental offices hav an emergency contact number. I would call the dentist and share your concerns. Don't wait until Tuesday.
Implant may be failing.
Typically implants heal well but some that seem to go perfectly during surgical and post surgical period fail.
This may be the case. Stay on the antibiotic but that is not a typical course of healing.
If an implant does fail it is usually best to wait 6 months for healing.
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