Extractions in 4 hours : /

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Going in for extractions in 4 hours and the most nerve racking part is all of it is being done by novocaine only. I did get the approval to have an ativan before coming though for my increased anxiety. My iPhone and Spotify account are all set with extremely loud and obnoxious music to drown out any unsettling noises. The one thing that is keeping me from canceling this the whole time is knowing I will be able to have a full smile again. Have a good day everyone.

JK
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Joe K

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  • like I'm riding on a roller coaster

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Fyllis

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Joe,

Don't panic, lol   I had 11 extractions with just a local. I was completely numb and didn't feel a thing. My dentist did apply a few more injections as he went along to assure I was numb. You'll be fine.

I'll check back when I get home from work tonight to see how you're doing.

SMILES!

Fyllis

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Joe K

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Thank you again Fyllis, I just took before pictures so I have something to be glad about. Depending on how swollen I am tomorrow maybe I will post the before and afters here

Thank you again for the support 
Joe
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Mara Jane Fisk

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Joe, How did it go for you?  Just wanted to say, my dentist used novocaine but also gave me nitrous oxide gas and I got along just fine.
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Joe K

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It went amazing. Pain was about a 4and now I'm at a 3. Still haven't taken any pain meds but I might before bed so I can sleep through the night. The gagging only weird but I'm getting used to it.
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Joe K

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All numbed up and waiting for them. Heart is going a mile. Minute and I want it to be over. Will update you guys after its all done.

Thanks for all the support

JK
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Patti Howard Greene

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Praying for a great turn out.think of ur great smile u will have
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Mike Brown

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Hi Joe,

I hope all went well for you. I had 16 teeth extracted with Novocain only. OMG. Yes I was nervous, but I just dealt with it.

Here's a pic of my before and after. What a big difference. The before pic (top pic)  was taken the morning of 2/19/15 and the after pic (bottom pic) was taken later that evening of 1/19/2015.


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Congratulations!! I'll be putting some up soon

Nice job

JK