A 23-year-old female asked:
What dark brown liquid do dentists use while drilling n filling cavities?it was in a dropper like lil bottle.he used it on my wisdom tooth.tasted bad.
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John DeWolfanswered
42 years experience
Hard to be sure: It could have been any of several possibilities. If a filling was placed it could have been a desensitizer prior to the restorative material or it could have been a type of adhesive. It may have been chlorhexidine gluconate if there was a gum issue, as well. Best bet is to call and ask..
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