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A 33-year-old female asked:

Had 2 fillings done on the lower right molar. was given anesthesia. now numbness is gone but feeling very sore&ache around the jaw area. normal?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Absolutely: The area was minimally traumatized by the procedure... it is expected to be a little sore for possibly a day. A NSAID OTC med should get you through it.
Last updated Jul 19, 2018

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