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11 New Reasons to Stop Avoiding the Dentist
Comments () | Published May 2, 2011

5. No More Mumbling
One shot and you're ready to give a speech

Have to give a speech after a visit to the dentist's office and don't want to be tongue-tied because your mouth is numb? OraVerse is a new drug dentists can inject to quickly reverse the effects of dental anesthetics such as lidocaine. Your mouth could feel normal before you leave the dentist, and because your gums are already numb, you won't feel the shot.

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  • maia dobson

    These reasons are all true. We really need to focus on our dental health too. I recently had a teeth whitening in Orange County because I'm such a coffee addict. I never realized that it was making my teeth yellowish.

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