A 37-year-old female asked:
getting tooth extraction what anesthetic do dentist use? is it safe ? i get a lot of palpitations and chest tightness. what's my best option?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 43 years experience
Lidocaine or carboc: dentists typically use lidocaine or carbocaine if you have blood pressure or heart problems.
Your dentist will probably use a non-adrenaline anesthetic, carbocaine
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Pain Management 36 years experience
Lidocaine: is the most common local anesthetic that dentists use. There are many others. They all have names ending in "caine" e.g articaine, procaine, etc. Good luck.
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Last updated Oct 28, 2016
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