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A 36-year-old female asked:

What's the chances of having dental numbing for the front teeth of getting nerve damage or staying numb or worse in panic suppose to do fillings tom ?

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dentistry 38 years experience
Speak with dentist: Speak with your dentist prior to the procedure. The dentist may be able to prescribe medication to alleviate your fears and make this a seamless experience. In addition, if needed, nitrous oxide can be used. Be sure to bring a driver. Permanent nerve damage from an anterior infiltration would be rare and the benefit outlay the risk. You will be fine.

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Last updated Apr 30, 2015

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