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A 39-year-old member asked:

First cavity filled tomorrow. i'm kinda nervous actually. does the novocain (procaine) hurt?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Dental fillings!: No worries. Your dentist is bound to give you enough numbing medicine to make u at ease.
Dr. Kevin McElroy
12 years experience
A little bit : There will be a slight pinch and some burning when the dentist injects, but it goes away quickly and your mouth goes numb.

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