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    Senior Member hatteras's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea J. View Post
    Dr Ras is located near the roundabout/texaco station/setar headquarters. about 2 miles from hospital.

    she uses the usual nerve block or infiltration local anestheia that we are all used to, for pain management.

    actually, she does not use novocaine....it is another type of local.
    novocaine has not been widely used now for years here in the usa. it is something similar, but not novocaine.
    check out this link
    http://directionsindentistry.net/den...use-novocaine/


    how does one deal with pain of drilling without a local?
    Thanks, I wasn't aware of that. I know that they give me a shot of something. Whoever this dentist is, she tells them to try it without numbing the area. There's no way that I would do that.

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    no kidding
    i have a better chance of getting into heaven than having dental work without being numb!

    Quote Originally Posted by hatteras View Post
    Thanks, I wasn't aware of that. I know that they give me a shot of something. Whoever this dentist is, she tells them to try it without numbing the area. There's no way that I would do that.

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    It be a cold day in Hell and not Hell MI; me having dental work without getting some kind of numbing medicine..
    I take something before I go to my dentist for a routine cleaning.. lol

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