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How does the numbness after a filling affect eating? Have a business lunch.

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Dr. Aaron Cook
Dentistry

In brief: Depends

Numbing bottom teeth often causes the lip and tongue to feel numb, so this can make eating more challenging shortly after your appointment.
Top teeth are often easier to deal with since the tongue is not affected, though your smile might be crooked for a little while :).

In brief: Depends

Numbing bottom teeth often causes the lip and tongue to feel numb, so this can make eating more challenging shortly after your appointment.
Top teeth are often easier to deal with since the tongue is not affected, though your smile might be crooked for a little while :).
Dr. Aaron Cook
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine

In brief: After local anesthes

You might bite your tongue or the inside of your mouth.
Otherwise it just feels funny until it wwears off.

In brief: After local anesthes

You might bite your tongue or the inside of your mouth.
Otherwise it just feels funny until it wwears off.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Dr. Stevan Cordas
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