3 doctors weighed in:

Will/should removing calculus hurt at all? I have a slight phobia of the dentist and this fear has kept me from getting scraped in the past yr

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, some discomfort.
Discuss with dentist. Options include nitrous oxide, oral sedation, local anesthesia.

In brief: Yes

Yes, some discomfort.
Discuss with dentist. Options include nitrous oxide, oral sedation, local anesthesia.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Arnon Rubin
Board Certified,
20 years in practice
163K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors