How Long Will Numbness Last After Oral Surgeries?

Anaesthesia like novocaine help numbs pain during oral surgery or teeth extraction procedures. However, different people react differently to the anaesthesia. So, how long will your numbness last?

Main takeaways:

– If you have a tooth infection, you’ll be less sensitive to novocaine.

– The dose administered depends on the size of the site, duration of the procedure and the number of nerves being numbed.

– The dentist can make numbness last longer by combining using epinephrine.

People with serious medical conditions like heart disease and hypertension shouldn’t use epinephrine.

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Loran Simon

Dental Care Tips is a dental news website for patients. We also provide a free service to help patients find local dentists. Dental Care Tips is operated by Somnowell Marketing, a digital marketing agency for dental practices. We also founded Somnowell, the ground breaking anti-snoring device invented by Prof. Simon Ash.