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Dental Local Anesthesia Side Effects
Here are a few: The most common are elevated heart rate, extended numbness, and bruising. There are less well known ones but the commercials on tv have a list of about one hundred that they have a speed reader rattle off for most other drugs, so in general it's pretty safe. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Using lipo6 black ultra concentrate. Have a deep dental cleaning where they will use a local anesthesia. Will I be safe with using lipo6 black ultra.
What can be done for someone who has a genetic insensitivity to local anesthesia but needs dental work done?
I received dental work with local anesthesia five days ago. I woke this am to pain and swelling at the site. Could it be an infection?
It could be: But without knowing exactly what treatment was performed, and without being able to see you, how can anyone really tell? Why not call your treating dentist for a follow-up? They will have a better idea as to what may be needed to solve your problem. ...Read more
I have been smoking crack cocaine since 9:30am today and at 3:30pm I have a dental appointment where I will be put under local anesthesia. My Risks?
Tell your dentist: Because they might want to avoid local anesthetic with epinepherine, as the combination could cause a dangerous rise in heart rate. The bigger issue at hand is the fact that you're smoking crack in the first place. Please seek treatment for your addiction issues. Crack is very dangerous, and if you keep doing it, your health issues will be much worse than local anesthetic. ...Read more
I'm allergic to lidocaine & epinephrine used for dental & dermatology procedures & need to know what local anesthesia is ok for sensitive persons.?
Had fast heart beat after dental local anesthesia. Also feeling a bit dizzy drowsy and cold. Now an hour has past. Should everything be ok? Or go toER
What to do if I'm having all my teeth extracted and getting immediate denturesi am only having local anesthesia what should I expect?
Depends really: If you have all your teeth (28-32) you can expect soreness, to what degree depends on many factors. Immediate dentures are really an estimate on what the doctor/lab think you jaw will be like once the teeth are out. There will likely be a lot of inflammation immediately after, thus making the dentures feel tight. Within a week or so, the inflammation will lessen, dentures will loosen. Good luck ...Read more
I've 3 damaged teeth and one of them reached the nerve already. Can I be under general anesthesia!? I can't bear the pain even under local anesthesia.
I'm getting my wisdom teeth out and will be getting local anesthesia, not general. Will I be awake?
Wisdom teeth coming out next week so scared? And after 7 day he will remove 2 (one at the top the second on the bottom) with local anesthesia how bad will it be?
Why not have: All of them done simultaneously with sedation so that you don't feel anything and so that you only have one procedure, and one healing period and you are all done? Best to see an oral surgeon for this though - sounds as though this was not the plan, but may be in your best interest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer