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I am getting laser fillings without needles. Can carbocaine be used?
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Dr. Aaron Cook
Dentistry
In brief: Filling without shot
I'm guessing you're having fillings done without getting a shot, and you're asking if topical anesthetic (the numbing jelly) can be used, then yes it can be used, especially if the filling will be near the gums.
It will give some local anesthesia to any gum tissue it's applied to, but will not give any numbing to your teeth.

In brief: Filling without shot
I'm guessing you're having fillings done without getting a shot, and you're asking if topical anesthetic (the numbing jelly) can be used, then yes it can be used, especially if the filling will be near the gums.
It will give some local anesthesia to any gum tissue it's applied to, but will not give any numbing to your teeth.
Dr. Aaron Cook
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry
In brief: Yes
Are you having pain with the laser.
..Let your dentist know.

In brief: Yes
Are you having pain with the laser.
..Let your dentist know.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dr. Jonathan Engel
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