A 47-year-old member asked:
will they pull out a tooth without laughing gas or being under?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Daniel Quon answered
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: You can have a wisdom tooth removed with only local anesthesia. Some patients choose to have the procedure performed without any type of analgesia (nitrous oxide) or other types of sedation or anesthesia.
Answered on Jul 6, 2012
Dr. Lawrence Falender answered
37 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Many single tooth extractions, are done with a local anesthesia (numbing), though nitrous or IV sedation anesthesia are certainly options.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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