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Getting a cavity filled at the dentist 0:

Getting a cavity filled at the dentist 0:

Atticus is almost 5. And he has a cavity. He did great at the cleaning; he was a amazing (sometimes that kid surprises the heck out of me). But the cavity? It will require a shot in the mouth (it takes at least two-sometimes three of us to hold him down at his regular doctor). And what about the drilling? I’m not sure laughing gas and his noise cancelling headphones will be enough. Also, can’t wear his noise cancelling headphones for long because he says they squish his… read more

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A MyAutismTeam Member said:

For some kids the rub-on jelly numbs the gum enough that the child doesn't even feel the needle going in.

If your son responds positively to weight or… read more

posted 3 months ago
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