Your lip, tongue, and cheek may be numb for 1 to 4 hours and sometimes longer following a local anesthetic injection. Avoid chewing and drinking hot beverages until your numbness has worn off completely to prevent burning or biting your lips, tongue, and cheeks.
Radiographs are a diagnostic aid that allows fo the detection pathology that is not visible to the naked eye. As a family dentist in Santa Rosa, Dr. Alavi uses X-rays to aid in the detection of cavities, bone loss below gums, infection in the bone around roots of teeth, damage from trauma, and lesions such as cysts and tumors.
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