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numbness after tooth has been removed
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lilredbone21 posted:
Hello I my tooth that's before my wisdom tooth taken out and my jaw and lip has been numb for about 4 days how long does it take for the numbness to go away
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plazadental responded:
Numbness in the mouth and lips usually go away after the local anesthetic wears off, due to injury or inflammation of nerves in the jaw. However if it persists you need to consult with your dentist as there can be several cause behind the reason. There might be fractured jaw if the tooth was firmly attached to the jaw bone or there might be opening into the sinus cavity when a wisdom tooth is removed.


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