A 49-year-old member asked:
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crown cuttin can be done by giving local anesthesia?

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Dr. Paul Lynch
18 years experience Pain Management
It depends: Depending on which crowns are being worked on, a local anesthetic may be all you need. Discuss this with your dentist as sedation may also be available.
Answered on Sep 15, 2013

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Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
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Just local: No need for anything more. I find that giving only what is needed and thereby decreasing risk by not adding more drugs is the safest way to practice.
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Dr. Eipe Kuruvila
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Nothing is : Impossible, depending on circumstances, but this is not advisable under almost all circumstances. Consult your surgeon, but i would not recommend it.

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