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A 50-year-old male asked:

had a tooth built up and temporary filling in preparation for a crown. i was given shots to numb the tooth. can i consume alcohol 9 hours after?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
You should be fine: No interactions that I can think of.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Alcohol use: I am assuming that you are talking about local anesthetic injections in your mouth (and not systemic). There isn't a contraindication to alcohol use 9 hours later.

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