Since many years, antibiotics in different forms have got definite application in the fields of Medicine and Dentistry to heal various
superficial and deep seated body and dental and oral infections. Nevertheless, lack of sound scientific knowledge regarding judicious
application of antibiotics, tradition, mentality or common trend of prescribing antibiotics for each and every patient with endodontic
involvement, especially without emphasizing the need for an endodontic treatment planning, too often terminate into untoward
consequences and many failures. This in turn, raises doubtfulness in the consciousness of a patient regarding the professional skill of a
surgeon, with often loss of faith in the profession as well