Yes, the way your dentist is treating you tooth is commonplace, and it sounds like you're in good hands with them.

You said they sealed your tooth back up, meaning they're trying to prevent more bacteria from entering the tooth after cleaning it somewhat.

A sealed tooth might flare up (allow pus to build up like it did before), so they've place you on antibiotics to make that event less likely.

They have appointed you for 10 days out, a point after you'll have stopped taking the antibiotics. That way they'll know if the tooth is staying quiet on its own accord, or only via the assistance of the antibiotics (a diagnostic test helping them to understand when they can complete the tooth's treatment).

If perchance you notice problems, especially those similar to what you had before, starting to brew, let them know promptly. Most likely you'll be fine.

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