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What anesthesia is best for a teeth impaction operation?
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Dr. Kini Tran
Dentistry
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In brief: Lidocaine usually
Lidocaine is the usual anesthetic used.
It is the standard of choice. Works great. If the individual doesn't numb well with lidocaine, then septocaine would be good also.

In brief: Lidocaine usually
Lidocaine is the usual anesthetic used.
It is the standard of choice. Works great. If the individual doesn't numb well with lidocaine, then septocaine would be good also.
Dr. Kini Tran
Dr. Kini Tran
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: Light Sedation
Usually this operation can be done with local anesthesia and light sedation.
Some dentists use valium , other might use a combination of medications including nitrous oxide.

In brief: Light Sedation
Usually this operation can be done with local anesthesia and light sedation.
Some dentists use valium , other might use a combination of medications including nitrous oxide.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. James Bates
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Intravenous sedation
Having impacted teeth removed under intravenous anesthesia is one of the most common and safest operations we do.
The anesthesia will be given through an I.V. And will make you sleepy and very unconcerned about everything going on around you. Your vital signs will be safely and carefully monitored throughout your surgery. The risk of complications from anesthesia is very, very low.

In brief: Intravenous sedation
Having impacted teeth removed under intravenous anesthesia is one of the most common and safest operations we do.
The anesthesia will be given through an I.V. And will make you sleepy and very unconcerned about everything going on around you. Your vital signs will be safely and carefully monitored throughout your surgery. The risk of complications from anesthesia is very, very low.
Dr. James Bates
Dr. James Bates
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