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How long would novacaine last?

Thanks for asking!: Depending where injected it could be between 1 and 5 hrs. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Novocain (Definition)

Novocain is an ether anesthetic which is a kind ...Read more


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Will novacaine make my dimples go away?

Will novacaine make my dimples go away?

No : Lidocaine is a local anesthetic used to "numb" an area of the body prior to a procedure. The drug is relatively short acting. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of novacaine last?

How long do the effects of novacaine last?

Depends.: Novocaine has not been used in the us for many years. Newer, more effective local anesthetics have replaced it. Some last longer than others and where the injection is given matters as well. Lower teeth can stay numb longer. The amount given will also determine duration. In general, numbness will last from 30 minutes to up to 6-8 hours. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make novacaine wear off faster?

Is there a good way to make novacaine wear off faster?

Novocaine: Novocaine , or procaine, is a short acting local anesthetic. It wears off relatively quickly ( minutes to a few hours). Most patients like the fact that after a minor surgery, there is little pain after novocaine. A little patience is called for. ...Read more

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Does novacaine come in a pressed pill form? Please, need some answers?

Novocaine : is used less frequently today since more effective and less allergenic alternatives such as Lidocaine exist. The "novacaine" has become the generic term for anything that a dentist injects to get you numb.Novocaine is used as an injection form only. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for a novacaine shot. How many shots are usually administered?

Can you tell me for a novacaine shot. How many shots are usually administered?

As needed: Every person is different, some teeth may need less then a cartridge (1.8ml). Some other teeth more then one, the max depends on the age, the heath and the weight of the patient, some agents are more potent then others. Ultimately it depends on your reaction and to the effect of the anesthetic. Hope this help ease your concerns. Good luck, dr mokbel, scdntalimplants.Com. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the active ingredients in novacaine?

I was wondering what are the active ingredients in novacaine?

Novacaine: Novacaine has not been used for years. Other more common local anesthetics are: lidocaine, mepivicaine, prilocaine, articaine and bupivacaine. ...Read more

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Any way to speed up novacaine wearing off?

There is a product : Called OraVerse that your dentist can administer prior to finishing the procedure. It is costly however. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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