How Do You Get Rid of a Numb Mouth After a Dentist Appointment?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 26, 2020 7:39:04 PM ET
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Numbness following a dental procedure in which an anesthetic is used dissipates on its own within five hours, according to Jonathan Campbell, D.D.S. for Legacy Dental. Engaging in an activity, such as walking, helps the numbness go away sooner. The dentist can also inject Oraverse to reverse the effects of the anesthetic once the procedure is over.