Originally Posted by lorelei
I've had abscesses before, on teeth which have had root canals. I've had good success with salt water rinses, and applying a little tea tree oil directly to the area. Tastes yucky, but works well. I'd do this a couple times a day, and take some garlic and vitamin c, and usually it goes away.
Yes, garlic (Puritan's Pride brand, 1 pill=6cloves od garlic), vit C (sodium ascorbate powder+bioflavonoids)...