Numbness During & After Undergoing Dental Procedures

teeth health smile dentistWhenever you are undergoing a dental surgery, the dentist uses novocaine and sometimes epinephrine to numb the pain. So, how long will it take before the numbness wears off?
Main takeaways:
– People with a tooth infection are less sensitive to anaesthesia.
– Unless you have conditions like heart disease and hypertension, the dentist might also use epinephrine to ensure numbness.
– Follow all instructions from the dentist for the numbness to last as it should.
Novocaine is also used during fillings, teeth extraction, wart and cataract removal and pacemaker insertion.
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