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Could you tell me what are all dental methods of anesthesia?

Could you tell me what are all dental methods of anesthesia?

Conscious Sedation : There is also conscious sedation. This can be done with "laughing gas" (nitrous oxide) , oral medications or intravenous medications. Although these methods are safe they should be administered by someone who has the training to use them. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Sibert
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Anesthesia (Definition)

Anesthesia is a field of study that involves methods of removing sensation, pain, and consciousness from a person in order to perform surgeries, do other uncomfortable procedures, or relieve his pain/suffering. A doctor specializing in ...Read more


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How can I make dental anesthesia go away faster?

How can I make dental anesthesia go away faster?

OraVerse; Carbocaine: 1. Local anesthetic without Epinephrine (often carbocaine) are of a much shorter duration and ideal for quick procedures. 2. If long duration anesthetic is need but you need to get back to function quickly. Suggest that your dentist use oraverse®. It is a local anesthesia reversal agent that accelerates the return to normal sensation. It could cost $10 - $30 but may be worth it to you. ...Read more

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For what length of time does dental local anesthesia last?

For what length of time does dental local anesthesia last?

Depends on local: We have different anesthetics that have differing durations of action, and it depends if it's delivered in the maxillary arch (top teeth) or mandibular arch (bottom teeth). Anesthetics last longer in the mandibular arch. Anesthesia doses can last from one hour to 18 hours. ...Read more

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How will i feel after anesthesia? I'm going to have general anesthesia for my dental work to be done, will i feel like my normal self afterwards?

How will i feel after anesthesia? I'm going to have general anesthesia for my dental work to be done, will i feel like my normal self afterwards?

Depends: General anesthesia can be provided in a number of different ways with different techniques and meds. The type of general anesthesia and meds used, your physical and mental status, dental procedure performed, and any meds taken afterwards all influence how you will feel afterwards. Everyone responds and recovers differently. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some alternatives to dental anesthesia for asthmatics?

Local anesthesia: In almost all cases, local anesthesia is safe for patients with asthma. If general anesthesia is recommended, propofol and ketamine inhibit bronchoconstriction. Never hesitate to ask your surgeon or anesthesiologist questions before the procedure. ...Read more

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How to naturally excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

How to naturally excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

Urine: This medication is both metabolized in the liver, and excreted in the urine. The half life is less than 2 hours, so usually this medication is functionally gone from your body in 6 hours. There is not much you can do to improve on this, except possibly hydrate to encourage urination. ...Read more

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Can dental anesthesia give you a headache?

Can dental anesthesia give you a headache?

Possible: It's possible that an anesthetic triggers headache but it's more like that dental work itself could cause the headache. ...Read more

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Can you tell me with what or how to naturally excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

Can you tell me with what or how to naturally excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

Septocaine: Septocaine is metabolized by circulating enzymes in the blood and excreted primarily in the urine. You body takes care of this all for you. While you can't make much of a difference as to how quickly the effects dissipate, your own metabolism, health, physical activity and body temperature play a small role. ...Read more

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Can a dental hygienist perform anesthesia?

State choice: States get to choose whether hygienists are allowed to inject anesthesia. All are allowed to place anesthesia in a topical fashion including blunt needles between the tooth and gum. If a hygienist is also a licensed dentist then she can place anesthesia. Check your local state board of dentistry for more specifics. ...Read more

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