Home > Dental > Treatment of a Tooth Abscess Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Dec 07, 2008 by JNeely, Views: 4005 Treatment of a tooth abscess. An abscess is an infection that is trapped between the hard structures in the mouth. Antibiotics are alwats used to help the immune system fight the infection. It frequently will require some sort of drainage.