Will dentists put you under for a root canal?

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Joliet 4.

From my multiple experiences with root canals, they normally do not administer general anesthesia but it might depend on the severity of the case.

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Anonymous

yes. they do.. but its local anesthesia.

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Anonymous

It isn't an option given by the majority of dentists for a root canal, as they prefer to use milder sedatives and anesthetic. But there are dentists who do it. These dentists tend to specialize in dealing with nervous patients....Read More

Anonymous

I was fine with local anesthesia for my root canal to numb the area around the tooth. If you're extremely anxious or frightened, however, or have special health needs, most dentists give you the option of sedation or general anesthesia....Read More