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Saturday, October 1, 2016
Dizziness the day after dental procedure
I have been severely dizzy all day. I have had numerous crowns, root canals prior to this incident. Yesterday I had a crown done - farthest back tooth on the top right.
I still have a little swelling and some discomfort - not too much. Is it possible that my dizziness is the result of the novicane? I didnt have anything else - just 2 shots. I am prone to migraines - but I dont have one today - dizziness is only symptom.
It is unlikely that dizziness is due to local anesthesia after an hour or two at most. If the symptoms persist, you should seek medical consultation.
Steven I Ganzberg, SB, DMD, MS
Formerly, Clinical Professor of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University