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How long does novocaine take to wear off in your bottom lip?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 44 years experience
It Can Vary: The duration of novocaine (lidocaine) local anesthesia can vary from individual to individual, depending upon the specific concentration of the local anesthetic, amount injected, location injected, whether or not epinephrine (its concentration) is in the local anesthetic, as well as any pre-existing systemic diseases that can affect the metabolism of the local anesthetic.
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