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facial swelling from tooth filling?

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babyblue

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I had a canine tooth filled today. My dentist put in a lot of novacaine, seemed like he would never finish. Not only one shot, but 2 very long shots. It has been 12 hours, I still have swelling in my face near my nose and it is really sore. Is this normal?
 
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Not sure if its normal,but every time I have had fillings I have experienced the same thing.
 
See the other answer to a similar question a bit earlier today :)
 
Thank you, I did find the other thread. I just found it unusual.
I am now 26 hours since the filling and still swollen. Rough dentist?:(
 
I don't know, I wasn't there. Did it feel particularly rough when it was being done?
 
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