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If you have spontaneous head, neck or jaw jerks, will you need general anesthesia for dental cleanings?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

Talk to your dentist, but this is not usually indicated.
If needed your dentist can get you a sedative.

In brief: Unlikely

Talk to your dentist, but this is not usually indicated.
If needed your dentist can get you a sedative.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Scott Frank
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dental cleanings

General anesthesia should not be necessary in your case.

In brief: Dental cleanings

General anesthesia should not be necessary in your case.
Dr. Scott Frank
Dr. Scott Frank
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not required

In adults general anesthesia is not required for dental cleaning, only in children mentally challenged persons it is required.

In brief: Not required

In adults general anesthesia is not required for dental cleaning, only in children mentally challenged persons it is required.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

You need a dentist who is gentle and takes his time.
Muscle relaxants or benzodiazepens may help.

In brief: No

You need a dentist who is gentle and takes his time.
Muscle relaxants or benzodiazepens may help.
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Dr. Jordan Fersel
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