Should i get Novacaine for cavity?

Answer You only need novacaine if the cavity is deep. I've had surface cavities filled painlessly without novacaine. They have topical numbing agents they can apply to your gum.Getting it filled without n... Read More »

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If you have a small cavity in a baby tooth that still has roots on it should you fill the cavity or pull the tooth?

The best thing would be to have a filling put in the tooth. But if the tooth is going to fall out soon, the dentist may recommend pulling it instead. Have it looked at by a dentist and then do what... Read More »

Can you still get novacaine for a filling you're having done if you're pregnant?

I have to say first ask your OBGYN, Mine gave me a (permission note) and demanded I get my last two fillings done promptly. The note says Novacaine is 100% allowed, but that is my OBGYN. Answer Nop... Read More » long will the effects last?

It will depend on the anesthetic used and how much was administered. Novacaine is no longer used, but you may have had lidocaine or carbocaine or one of many others. Some are short acting, while ... Read More »

Can novacaine or the content of a filling cause skin rashes and hives?

AnswerIf you are prone to allergies then anything that irritates skin (including gums) can cause an allergic-type reaction. And tetanus shots can most definitely cause a reaction. Benadryl every fo... Read More »