I had a root canal on tooth #30 one week ago. I am still experiencing numbness on the right half of my tongue and the tongue side of my gum tissue. I called my dentist and he gave me decadron to take for seven days. I'm not sure if I want to take it or wait it out and see if it clears on its own. What is your recommendation? Thank you.
2 weeks ago I had 8 teeth prepared for veneers under general anaesthesia for 4 hours. Several days ago I noticed a feeling of facial numbness including neck and ears similar to coming out of a typical local dental injection. It's very uncomfortable. Is it from the dental procedure - and is there something my dentist can do about it.
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