• Fear and anxiety of novicane shot 10 - Apr - 2017, at 21:36 PM - 1

  • Tooth #13 has a filling with a cavity underneath that's close to the nerve. If I don't do it I'll have to do a root canal. Reason I'm writing is that I have total anxiety and fear of the novicane shot. What do I say to my dentist so that the discomfort is less? Please advise..

  • Strange ear noise after dental injections 06 - Mar - 2017, at 08:12 AM - 1

  • Hi. 4 days ago I had two cavities that needed filling. Up to now, I have a weird thing in my ear where it sounds like I hear the ocean or something. It's not ringing; just amplified hearing, or like a dull hollow hearing. It's not a sound. I know it had to do with the injections because they were a..

  • Novacaine shots for pulling out teeth 05 - May - 2014, at 20:10 PM - 1

  • Recently I visited the dentist for a cleaning and they were going to pull 3 teeth all in the same visit. They gave several shots to numb me. The shot they gave on the left side where they put it where your jaw goes together. I think it is called a block. It caused my left eye to not be able to clos..

  • Dropping Lip 15 - Sep - 2012, at 00:33 AM - 1

  • I had a filling done 24 hours ago on the upper left side. I was numb after the procedure for over 9 hours. Now that the numbness is gone, my lip still droops. When I talk or try to smile the left side of my lip sags. Is this something that will go away, or will it always stay like this now. Tha..

  • Pain After Fillings 10 - Sep - 2012, at 03:29 AM - 1

  • I had 2 cavities filled and one filling replaced in the lower right quadrant. I got shots of anastesia in three spots I think. She used plenty of numbing gel and I didn't feel more than a little pressure during the shots. Now 4 days later the teeth are fine but, my gums ae EXTREMELY tender, I ha..

  • Swelling/Stiffness inside Jaw 31 - Mar - 2012, at 07:49 AM - 1

  • Hello: I had a cavity filled for a left-side bottom back tooth on about a week ago. The local anesthetic I received in the back jaw area has resulted in some swelling and stiffness to the point of problems opening my mouth wide, even to eat. I consulted with my dentist and I was told to exercis..

  • Novocaine Shots without any numbing affect 14 - Mar - 2012, at 08:32 AM - 1

  • I needed to have dental work done and I was given a shot to numb me. It numbed the back of my mouth but not the area that needed the work done. I ended up receiving 6 shots before they called it quits. They numbed my ear, cheek, jaw, and even affected my eye, but not my lip and tongue. They mad..

  • Adverse drug reaction with local anesthesia 19 - Jan - 2012, at 01:45 AM - 3

  • Hello. I went to a new dentist to get a filling done and finish a root canal (put a post and crown in). He used mepavacaine (on my recommendation) and put an almalgram filling in (silver) I had approx 1 1/2 tubes of anesthesia for the 2 total procedures. I got home and all of a sudden felt li..

  • Reaction after Local Anesthetic 31 - May - 2011, at 19:59 PM - 1

  • I need a cavity filled and I had other ones filled and a root canal with no problems from the anesthetic. Last year I took an antibotic and went into shock and now I'm scared with anything like this. What are my chances of my throat closing from the lidocaine?..

  • Swelling after fillings 16 - Aug - 2010, at 19:48 PM - 1

  • This past thursday morning I had 3 silver filling replaced on upper left molars...friday morning noticed cheek was a swolen and sore . The soreness is normal for me after having some fillings, but I have never had any swelling...they did need to use a significant number of injections to numb the te..

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