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Is it normal for novacaine to be used during a root canal procedure?

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Dr. Herman Liem
Dentistry
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In brief: Novocaine not used..

In this modern age novocaine had been replaced by other more effective and safe anesthetics.
A dentist usually will give local anesthetic to numb the tooth being treated. Please do not hesitate to have a root canal therapy done. The success rate is very high and you can keep the tooth.

In brief: Novocaine not used..

In this modern age novocaine had been replaced by other more effective and safe anesthetics.
A dentist usually will give local anesthetic to numb the tooth being treated. Please do not hesitate to have a root canal therapy done. The success rate is very high and you can keep the tooth.
Dr. Herman Liem
Dr. Herman Liem
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Dr. Keith Grimm
Dentistry

In brief: Yes, but...

Novacaine is a type of local anesthesia, but it is rarely.
..If ever...Used anymore because there are better choices available today. It is completly normal (and recommended)to have a local anesthetic used for root canals.

In brief: Yes, but...

Novacaine is a type of local anesthesia, but it is rarely.
..If ever...Used anymore because there are better choices available today. It is completly normal (and recommended)to have a local anesthetic used for root canals.
Dr. Keith Grimm
Dr. Keith Grimm
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