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How long the anesthesia effect will last for tooth cavity filling?

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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Varies

Some local anesthetics wear off within 30 minutes, while other are specifically designed to be active for up to 20 hours.
It depends on the type and location of the drug. Talk to your anesthesiologist or dentist about medications that they will use.

In brief: Varies

Some local anesthetics wear off within 30 minutes, while other are specifically designed to be active for up to 20 hours.
It depends on the type and location of the drug. Talk to your anesthesiologist or dentist about medications that they will use.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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In brief: 0-4 hours

Dpends if you "drilless" dentistry, you won't be numb, short acting anesthesia can wear off as quickly as 40 min, long acting can go 4 even 6 hrs.

In brief: 0-4 hours

Dpends if you "drilless" dentistry, you won't be numb, short acting anesthesia can wear off as quickly as 40 min, long acting can go 4 even 6 hrs.
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry

In brief: 2-3 hrs

Usually about that long but sometimes it is quicker or slower. Get your blood pumping and it will go away faster, go for a jog.
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In brief: 2-3 hrs

Usually about that long but sometimes it is quicker or slower. Get your blood pumping and it will go away faster, go for a jog.
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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