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Antibiotic Question for My Fellow Crunchy Mamas

Hi Mamas, Husband has a tooth abcess (ouch: literally, and we have dental insurance but holy expensive - we are having the tooth pulled and an implant placed for $4100!). Of course the dentist recommends antibiotics and steroids, and I am willing to make an exception to my "antibiotics are WAAAAYYY overused in Western society" policy for this particular case. I feel they are absolutely necessary in this situation. So, the surgery isTuesday, and the Dentist says don't begin the course of antibios until Monday (OK, I thought he was...