Guidelines
Dental Abscess

Dental Abscess

Additional Symptoms

Fever and/or extensive spread

Consult

Relevant subspecialty team(s) if required

Culture

Before starting antimicrobial therapy, take blood/urine/CSF and/or other relevant samples for culture wherever possible.

Notes

Consider the need for dose adjustments (e.g. renal impairment) and age-related contraindications for antimicrobials.

Penicillin Allergy

Review Daily

Adjust treatment according to microbiologic results as soon as they become available.

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