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Dental Anesthesia

Face swelling from injection at the dentist

10/08/2008

Question:

I feel i am having a adverse reaction to the injection i have just had at the dentist as my face is starting to swell quite alot, do i need to go back or is this a normall reaction.

Answer:

You should call and be seen. There may be several causes, some unrelated to local anesthesia.

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Response by:

Steven I Ganzberg, SB, DMD, MS Steven I Ganzberg, SB, DMD, MS
Formerly, Clinical Professor of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University