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Removal of a tooth or teeth under local anaesthetic

Before the tooth extraction process is begun the surgeon will of course need to anesthetise (“numb up”) both the tooth that will be extracted and the jaw bone and gums that surround it. Unfortunately, at this point in time there is still no way for a surgeon to predictably administer a local anaesthetic except as an injection.

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Removal of a tooth or teeth under local anaesthetic

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