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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Safe: Safe in the hands or an oral & maxillofacial surgery. You also should have been told about the option of treating with antibiotics til after child ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
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35 years experience Pain Management
It is safe: Lidocaine with epinephrine is considered safe during pregnancy. No scientific studies can be found to confirm the effect of epinephrine on uterine mus ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not much: Normally twilight anesthesia or IV sedation should create a deep enough level of anesthesia in combination with local anesthesia that you should feel ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
35 years experience Periodontics
Use IV sedation: It is very difficult to predict if only local dental anesthetic will be sufficient to remove wisdom teeth. Use IV sedation to be safe that you will n ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Impaction/Surgical?: You will for sure need local anesthesia. If the removal is a surgical extraction that may require soft tissue reflection, sectioning of a tooth, and ... Read More
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Talk to Dentist: Most dental procedures can be done under local anesthesia with a cooperative patient. If there are especially challenging then some sedation might be ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Local anesthesia: Injections of local anesthesia for dental treatment not only numb the teeth but surrounding tissues. Especially using what we term a "block" injection ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Sometimes: depending on how difficult the projected extraction is thought to be.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Roccia
16 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Very safe and easy : General anesthesia and deep IV sedation are excellent, safe and comfortable options for the extraction of wisdom teeth. Be sure to check the credenti ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Zzzzzzzzzzzz: You will not feel anything or remember anything, since the medications have an amnesic effect.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Anesthesia Recovery: This is entirely based on the kind and dosage of anesthesia used. Only the dentist that is doing the surgery can answer this question for you. Howev ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: If you are anxious about the extraction, this is a perfectly acceptable way to have extraction.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Local anesthetic: Here should be no problem. Discuss the issue with your dentist or oral surgeon.
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